Able Planet SH180GMMJVC HA-M5XSony MDR-1RBT
Top 39%419 points
Top 39%
Top 34%452 points
Top 34%
Top 1%687 points
Top 1%
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
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Sony MDR-1RBT
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Top specs and features

Able Planet SH180GMM vs JVC HA-M5X vs Sony MDR-1RBT: 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.
23000Hz
80000Hz

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

280g
297g

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.
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
Sony MDR-1RBT
48% have it

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.
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
Sony MDR-1RBT
33% have it

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
105dB/mW
105dB/mW

7. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
Sony MDR-1RBT
25% have it

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.
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
Sony MDR-1RBT
73% 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.
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
Sony MDR-1RBT
38% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
Sony MDR-1RBT
31% have it

11. 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.
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
Sony MDR-1RBT
44% have it

12. can be used as a headset

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.
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
Sony MDR-1RBT
36% have it

13. 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.
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
Sony MDR-1RBT
75% have it

14. 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.
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
Sony MDR-1RBT
32% have it

15. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
Sony MDR-1RBT
42% have it

16. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
Sony MDR-1RBT
54% have it

17. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
Sony MDR-1RBT
16% 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.
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
Sony MDR-1RBT
14% have it

19. 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.
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
Sony MDR-1RBT
42% have it

20. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
Sony MDR-1RBT
64% have it

21. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
Sony MDR-1RBT
8% have it

22. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

23. 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.
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
Sony MDR-1RBT
22% have it

24. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Able Planet SH180GMM
JVC HA-M5X
Sony MDR-1RBT
87% have it

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