Sony MDR-XB30EXSoundMagic E10
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Sony MDR-XB30EX vs SoundMagic E10: 23 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
24000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
22000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
4Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
15Hz

3. weight

3g lighter.
8g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
11g

4. 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-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
45% have it

5. impedance

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.
16 Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4 Ohms
16 Ohms

6. 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-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
34% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
105dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
102dB/mW

8. 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-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
70% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Sony MDR-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
24% 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-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
45% have it

11. 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-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
40% have it

12. 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-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
78% have it

13. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
13.5mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
10mm

14. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Sony MDR-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
51% have it

16. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Sony MDR-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
41% have it

17. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sony MDR-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
19% have it

18. 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-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
31% have it

19. 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-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
16% have it

20. 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-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
84% have it

21. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Sony MDR-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
10% have it

22. cable length

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

23. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
Sony MDR-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
33% have it

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