64points

Sony MDR-1R

87points

Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Sony MDR-1R
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Sony MDR-ZX770BN
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Sony MDR-1R vs Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Sony MDR-1R
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Sony MDR-1R
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Why is Sony MDR-1R better than Sony MDR-ZX770BN?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs8Hz
  • 5g lighter
    240gvs245g

Why is Sony MDR-ZX770BN better than Sony MDR-1R?

  • 1 Ohms lower impedance
    23 Ohmsvs24 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-1R
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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 an over-the-ear form
Sony MDR-1R
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

3.weight

240g

245g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Sony MDR-1R
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

5.travel bag is included
Sony MDR-1R
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

6.has an L-shaped plug
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Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

4Hz

8Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

2.highest frequency

80000Hz

22000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sony MDR-1R
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

4.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

98dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
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Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

6.impedance

24 Ohms

23 Ohms

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sony MDR-1R
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sony MDR-1R
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Sony MDR-1R
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-1R
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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-1R
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sony MDR-1R
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-1R
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

3.can be used as a headset
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Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

4.number of microphones

1

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
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Sony MDR-ZX770BN

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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