Sony MDR-1ABTAudio-Technica ATH-W1000xShure SE425
Top 25%1,013 points
Top 25%
Top 53%630 points
Top 53%
Top 56%595 points
Top 56%
Sony MDR-1ABT
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
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Shure SE425
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Top specs and features

Sony MDR-1ABT vs Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x vs Shure SE425: 22 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
42000Hz
19000Hz

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
5Hz
20Hz

3. 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-W1000x
Shure SE425
44% have it

4. 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.
24 Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4 Ohms
42 Ohms
22 Ohms

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
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Shure SE425
35% 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
100dB/mW
109dB/mW

7. 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-W1000x
Shure SE425
69% have it

8. 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-W1000x
Shure SE425
39% have it

9. 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-W1000x
Shure SE425
75% have it

10. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Shure SE425
22% 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
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Shure SE425
40% have it

12. 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-W1000x
Shure SE425
17% have it

13. 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-W1000x
Shure SE425
64% have it

14. 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-W1000x
Shure SE425
49% have it

15. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Shure SE425
30% have it

16. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Shure SE425
42% have it

17. 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-W1000x
Shure SE425
82% have it

18. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m
1.62m

19. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Shure SE425
15% have it

20. 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.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Shure SE425
35% have it

21. 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-W1000x
Shure SE425
4% have it

22. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony MDR-1ABT
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Shure SE425
0% have it

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