Sony MDR-1ABTAble Planet ANC XNC230BSennheiser RS 175
Top 22%1,040 points
Top 22%
Top 62%507 points
Top 62%
Top 30%931 points
Top 30%
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
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Sennheiser RS 175
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Top specs and features

Sony MDR-1ABT vs Able Planet ANC XNC230B vs Sennheiser RS 175: 23 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
100000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz
22000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
4Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
20Hz
17Hz

3. weight

300g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
363g
310g

4. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser RS 175
48% have it

5. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser RS 175
33% have it

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
98dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
121dB/mW
114dB/mW

7. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser RS 175
38% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser RS 175
31% have it

9. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser RS 175
44% have it

10. 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-1ABT
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser RS 175
75% have it

11. 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-1ABT
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser RS 175
42% have it

12. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser RS 175
32% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser RS 175
53% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser RS 175
16% have it

16. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser RS 175
64% have it

17. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser RS 175
13% have it

18. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser RS 175
8% have it

19. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser RS 175
87% have it

20. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser RS 175
8% have it

21. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser RS 175
6% have it

22. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser RS 175
3% have it

23. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser RS 175
1% have it

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