59points

Sony MDR-1A

71points

Sony MDR-X10

Sony MDR-1A
Comparison winner
Sony MDR-X10
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20 facts in comparison

Sony MDR-1A vs Sony MDR-X10

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-X10
59
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Sony MDR-1A
71
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Sony MDR-X10

Why is Sony MDR-1A better than Sony MDR-X10?

  • 71000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    100000Hzvs29000Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 75g lighter
    225gvs300g

Why is Sony MDR-X10 better than Sony MDR-1A?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    106dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs40mm
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-X10
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-X10
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-X10
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

225g

300g

5.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-X10
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-X10

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

100000Hz

29000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3Hz

3Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

105dB/mW

106dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-X10
5.impedance
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Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

24 Ohms

24 Ohms

6.driver unit size
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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

40mm

50mm

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-X10

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-X10
2.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-X10

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