Audio-Technica ATH-M35Sony MDR-1ABTSoundMagic PL11
Top 29%490 points
Top 29%
Top 12%607 points
Top 12%
Top 29%488 points
Top 29%
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
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SoundMagic PL11
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Top specs and features

Audio-Technica ATH-M35 vs Sony MDR-1ABT vs SoundMagic PL11: 25 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
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.

3. weight

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
48% have it

5. impedance

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.
24Ohms
12Ohms

6. 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.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
98dB/mW
100dB/mW

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
25% have it

9. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
73% have it

10. 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.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
38% have it

11. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
31% have it

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
42% have it

13. 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.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
32% have it

14. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
75% have it

15. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
54% have it

16. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
16% have it

17. 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.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
42% have it

18. control panel placed on a device

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
14% have it

19. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
64% have it

20. 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.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
13% have it

21. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
8% have it

22. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
87% have it

23. has an in-ear form

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
33% have it

24. 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.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
3% have it

25. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sony MDR-1ABT
SoundMagic PL11
1% have it

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