50points

Sony MDR-HW700DS

82points

Sony WH-1000XM2

Sony MDR-HW700DS
Comparison winner
Sony WH-1000XM2
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21 facts in comparison

Sony MDR-HW700DS vs Sony WH-1000XM2

Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony WH-1000XM2
50
points
Sony MDR-HW700DS
82
points
Sony WH-1000XM2

Why is Sony MDR-HW700DS better than Sony WH-1000XM2?

  • 10.2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs39.8mm
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Why is Sony WH-1000XM2 better than Sony MDR-HW700DS?

  • 15000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs5Hz
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 45g lighter
    275gvs320g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony WH-1000XM2
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony WH-1000XM2
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony WH-1000XM2
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

320g

275g

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

Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony WH-1000XM2
6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony WH-1000XM2

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

25000Hz

40000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

5Hz

4Hz

3.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony WH-1000XM2
4.driver unit size
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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

50mm

39.8mm

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

Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony WH-1000XM2

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony WH-1000XM2
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony WH-1000XM2

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony WH-1000XM2
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony WH-1000XM2
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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.

Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony WH-1000XM2

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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

Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony WH-1000XM2
2.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.

Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony WH-1000XM2
3.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.

Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sony WH-1000XM2

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