Sony MDR-X10Beats by Dre StudioBose AE2w
Top 32%911 points
Top 32%
Top 45%735 points
Top 45%
Top 68%428 points
Top 68%
Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Studio
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Bose AE2w
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Top specs and features

Sony MDR-X10 vs Beats by Dre Studio vs Bose AE2w: 20 facts in comparison

1. weight

300g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
260g
149.6g

2. 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 Studio
Bose AE2w
48% have it

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 Studio
Bose AE2w
33% 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 Studio
Bose AE2w
73% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Studio
Bose AE2w
25% have it

6. 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 Studio
Bose AE2w
38% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Studio
Bose AE2w
31% have it

8. 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 Studio
Bose AE2w
44% 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 Studio
Bose AE2w
36% have it

10. 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 Studio
Bose AE2w
42% have it

11. 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 Studio
Bose AE2w
75% have it

12. 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 Studio
Bose AE2w
53% have it

13. 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 Studio
Bose AE2w
32% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Studio
Bose AE2w
16% have it

16. 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 Studio
Bose AE2w
64% have it

17. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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-X10
Beats by Dre Studio
Bose AE2w
13% have it

18. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Sony MDR-X10
Beats by Dre Studio
Bose AE2w
8% have it

19. 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 Studio
Bose AE2w
87% have it

20. 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 Studio
Bose AE2w
22% have it

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