52points

Sony MDR-HW700DS

74points

Sony MDR-X10

Sony MDR-HW700DS
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Sony MDR-X10
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Sony MDR-HW700DS vs Sony MDR-X10

Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony MDR-X10
Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony MDR-X10
52
points
74
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Why is Sony MDR-HW700DS better than Sony MDR-X10?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a battery level indicator

Why is Sony MDR-X10 better than Sony MDR-HW700DS?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    29000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    3Hzvs5Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 20g lighter
    300gvs320g
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be folded
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Travel bag is included

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony MDR-X10

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-HW700DS
Sony MDR-X10

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-HW700DS
Sony MDR-X10

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.weight

320g

300g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony MDR-X10

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.can be folded
Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony MDR-X10

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

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

3Hz

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

25000Hz

29000Hz

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-HW700DS
Sony MDR-X10

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

4.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony MDR-X10

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

5.driver unit size

50mm

50mm

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

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony MDR-X10

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony MDR-X10

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony MDR-X10

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony MDR-X10

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony MDR-X10

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

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