51points

Sony MDR-Z1

55points

Sony MDR-Z1R

Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z1R
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Sony MDR-Z1 vs Sony MDR-Z1R

Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z1R

Why is Sony MDR-Z1 better than Sony MDR-Z1R?

  • Has stereo speakers
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Why is Sony MDR-Z1R better than Sony MDR-Z1?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 0.1mm bigger driver unit
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    70.1mmvs70mm

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z1R
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 an over-the-ear form
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z1R
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.
3.has a detachable cable
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z1R
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z1R
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z1R
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

385g

385g

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.

Sound quality

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

120000Hz

120000Hz

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-Z1
Sony MDR-Z1R
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
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.
5.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

100dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z1R
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.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z1R
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z1R
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
4.supports Wi-Fi
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z1R
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z1R
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z1R
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.Has voice prompts
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z1R
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
4.has a mute function
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z1R
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.has voice commands
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z1R
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
6.has an accelerometer
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z1R
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

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