Sony MDR-1ABTAudio-Technica ATH-T400Philips Fidelio M1
Top 22%1,037 points
Top 22%
Top 62%509 points
Top 62%
Top 51%646 points
Top 51%
Sony MDR-1ABT
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
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Philips Fidelio M1
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Top specs and features

Sony MDR-1ABT vs Audio-Technica ATH-T400 vs Philips Fidelio M1: 24 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
23000Hz
24000Hz

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
15Hz
15Hz

3. weight

300g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
260g
450g

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
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Philips Fidelio M1
47% 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
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
40Ohms
16Ohms

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.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Philips Fidelio M1
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
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
105dB/mW
106dB/mW

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Philips Fidelio M1
72% have it

9. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Philips Fidelio M1
39% have it

10. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Philips Fidelio M1
44% have it

11. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
40mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
53mm
40mm

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Philips Fidelio M1
53% have it

13. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Philips Fidelio M1
76% have it

14. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Philips Fidelio M1
42% have it

16. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Philips Fidelio M1
16% have it

17. 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.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Philips Fidelio M1
15% have it

18. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Philips Fidelio M1
64% 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
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Philips Fidelio M1
87% have it

20. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m
1.1m

21. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Philips Fidelio M1
22% have it

22. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Philips Fidelio M1
9% have it

23. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Philips Fidelio M1
3% have it

24. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Philips Fidelio M1
1% have it

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