51points

Sony MDR-XB800

41points

Sony MDR-ZX600

Sony MDR-XB800
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16 facts in comparison

Sony MDR-XB800 vs Sony MDR-ZX600

Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-ZX600

Why is Sony MDR-XB800 better than Sony MDR-ZX600?

  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
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    3Hzvs6Hz
  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
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    28000Hzvs25000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    106dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
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    24 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Can be folded
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Why is Sony MDR-ZX600 better than Sony MDR-XB800?

  • 120g lighter
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    170gvs290g

Price comparison

Sony MDR-ZX600

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-ZX600 AmazonSony MDRZX110/BLK ZX Series Stereo Headp...Sony MDRZX110/BLK ZX Series Stereo Headphones (Black)
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$14.99
Sony MDR-ZX600 AmazonSony Premium Lightweight Noise-Canceling...Sony Premium Lightweight Noise-Canceling Stereo Headphones
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$38.99
Sony MDR-ZX600 AmazonSony MDR-ZX660AP Lightweight On-Ear Head...Sony MDR-ZX660AP Lightweight On-Ear Headphone with Smartphone Control - Black
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$29.00
Sony MDR-ZX600 AmazonSony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio...Sony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio Overhead Headphones, Black (MDR-1AM2/B)
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$198.00
Sony MDR-ZX600 AmazonSony Dynamic Foldable Headphones MDR-ZX1...Sony Dynamic Foldable Headphones MDR-ZX110-P (Pink)
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$18.99
Sony MDR-ZX600 AmazonSony MDR-ZX110 Overhead Headphones - Whi...Sony MDR-ZX110 Overhead Headphones - White
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$15.99
Sony MDR-ZX600 AmazonSony MDR10R Hi-Res Stereo Wired Headphon...Sony MDR10R Hi-Res Stereo Wired Headphones (Black)
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$109.00
Sony MDR-ZX600 AmazonSony In-Ear Monitor Headphones MDR-EX450...Sony In-Ear Monitor Headphones MDR-EX450-H (Chrome Grey)
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$130.00
Sony MDR-ZX600 AmazonSONY Stereo Headphones MDR-Z1000 | Refer...SONY Stereo Headphones MDR-Z1000 | Reference Studio Monitor (Japan Import)
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$403.63
Sony MDR-ZX600 AmazonSONY Stereo Headphones MDR-ZX500 BLACK |...SONY Stereo Headphones MDR-ZX500 BLACK | Overhead
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$77.95

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-ZX600
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a detachable cable
Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-ZX600
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.weight

290g

170g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.can be folded
Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-ZX600
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
5.has a tangle free cable
Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-ZX600
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
6.has an on-ear form
Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-ZX600
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.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

3Hz

6Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

28000Hz

25000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-ZX600
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.sound pressure level

106dB/mW

104dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.impedance

24 Ohms

40 Ohms

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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-ZX600
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-ZX600
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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