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Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose AE2
Top 29%920 points
Top 29%
Top 33%878 points
Top 33%
Top 72%369 points
Top 72%
Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose AE2
Top specs and features

Sony MDR-X10 vs Beats by Dre Solo HD vs Bose AE2: 18 facts in comparison

1. 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.
Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose AE2
45% have it

2. weight

300g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
160g
140g

3. 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.
Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose AE2
36% have it

4. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose AE2
67% have it

5. 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.
Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose AE2
39% have it

6. 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-X10
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose AE2
75% have it

7. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose AE2
24% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose AE2
31% have it

9. 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.
Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose AE2
45% have it

10. 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-X10
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose AE2
47% have it

11. 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.
Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose AE2
39% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose AE2
64% have it

13. 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-X10
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose AE2
18% 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.
Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose AE2
30% have it

15. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose AE2
49% have it

16. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose AE2
81% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.36m
1.2m

18. 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.
Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose AE2
23% have it

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