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Sony MDR-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
Top 40%760 points
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Top 39%781 points
Top 39%
Sony MDR-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
Top specs and features

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. 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
44% have it

4. weight

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

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
36% 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
66% have it

9. 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
76% have it

10. 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
47% have it

11. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Sony MDR-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
23% have it

12. 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
47% have it

13. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sony MDR-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
27% have it

14. 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

15. 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
20% 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-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
64% have it

17. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Sony MDR-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
44% have it

18. 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
48% have it

19. 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
30% 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
80% have it

21. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Sony MDR-XB30EX
SoundMagic E10
14% 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
37% have it

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