80points

Sony MDR-1ABT

54points

X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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Sony MDR-1ABT vs X-1 IE2-MBK-X

Sony MDR-1ABT
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
Sony MDR-1ABT
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
80
points
54
points

Why is Sony MDR-1ABT better than X-1 IE2-MBK-X?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is X-1 IE2-MBK-X better than Sony MDR-1ABT?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an in-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-1ABT
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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 a detachable cable
Sony MDR-1ABT
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Sony MDR-1ABT
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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.

4.has a tangle free cable
Sony MDR-1ABT
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has an in-ear form
Sony MDR-1ABT
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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.

6.sweat resistant
Sony MDR-1ABT
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sony MDR-1ABT
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

2.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-1ABT
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

3.driver unit size

40mm

8mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sony MDR-1ABT
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-1ABT
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-1ABT
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony MDR-1ABT
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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.

4.Has WiFi
Sony MDR-1ABT
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sony MDR-1ABT
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-1ABT
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

3.has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-1ABT
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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