62points

Sony MDR-7520

49points

Ultrasone HFI-780

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Sony MDR-7520 vs Ultrasone HFI-780

Sony MDR-7520
Ultrasone HFI-780
Sony MDR-7520
Ultrasone HFI-780

Why is Sony MDR-7520 better than Ultrasone HFI-780?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs10Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 11 Ohms lower impedance
    24 Ohmsvs35 Ohms
  • 16g lighter
    269gvs285g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable

Why is Ultrasone HFI-780 better than Sony MDR-7520?

  • Can be folded
  • 1m longer cable
    4mvs3m

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-7520
Ultrasone HFI-780

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-7520
Ultrasone HFI-780

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

269g

285g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Sony MDR-7520
Ultrasone HFI-780

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

5.can be folded
Sony MDR-7520
Ultrasone HFI-780

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.travel bag is included
Sony MDR-7520
Ultrasone HFI-780

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

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

10Hz

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

26000Hz

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-7520
Ultrasone HFI-780

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

108dB/mW

96dB/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
Sony MDR-7520
Ultrasone HFI-780

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

35 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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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-7520
Ultrasone HFI-780

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

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-7520
Ultrasone HFI-780

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.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

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