60points

Sony MDR-1A

42points

Sony XBA-H1

Sony MDR-1A
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Sony MDR-1A vs Sony XBA-H1

Sony MDR-1A
Sony XBA-H1
60
points
Sony MDR-1A
42
points
Sony XBA-H1

Why is Sony MDR-1A better than Sony XBA-H1?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
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    3Hzvs5Hz
  • 75000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    100000Hzvs25000Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
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    24 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • 31mm bigger driver unit
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    40mmvs9mm

Why is Sony XBA-H1 better than Sony MDR-1A?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 218g lighter
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    7gvs225g
  • Has an in-ear form
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-1A
Sony XBA-H1
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
Sony MDR-1A
Sony XBA-H1
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.
3.has a detachable cable
Sony MDR-1A
Sony XBA-H1
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

225g

7g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.travel bag is included
Sony MDR-1A
Sony XBA-H1
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an in-ear form
Sony MDR-1A
Sony XBA-H1
The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

3Hz

5Hz

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

100000Hz

25000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Sony MDR-1A
Sony XBA-H1
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

105dB/mW

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

24 Ohms

40 Ohms

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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-1A
Sony XBA-H1
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-1A
Sony XBA-H1
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-1A
Sony XBA-H1
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-1A
Sony XBA-H1
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.
2.Has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-1A
Sony XBA-H1
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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