60points

Sony MDR-Z1

65points

Sony MDR-Z7

Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z7
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Sony MDR-Z1 vs Sony MDR-Z7

Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z7
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Sony MDR-Z1
65
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Sony MDR-Z7

Why is Sony MDR-Z1 better than Sony MDR-Z7?

  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
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    120000Hzvs100000Hz
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
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    64 Ohmsvs70 Ohms
  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Why is Sony MDR-Z7 better than Sony MDR-Z1?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    102dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 50g lighter
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    335gvs385g
  • Has included ear pads
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Price comparison

Sony MDR-Z1

Buy used:

$9.49

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-Z1 AmazonSONY MDR-Z1R WW2 Signature, Hi-Res Headp...SONY MDR-Z1R WW2 Signature, Hi-Res Headphone, Black (International Version)
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$1,990.00
Sony MDR-Z1 AmazonSony Wireless Over-Ear Noise Reduction H...Sony Wireless Over-Ear Noise Reduction Headphones (WHRF400R) with Transmitter Dock (TMRRF400) + Sony Rechargeable Battery + Connecting Cables + AC Adaptor + HeroFiber Cleaning Cloth
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$94.95
Sony MDR-Z1 AmazonSony MDR-1A Headphone - Black (Internati...Sony MDR-1A Headphone - Black (International Version U.S. Warranty May not Apply)
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$239.99
Sony MDR-Z1 AmazonSony MDRV6 Studio Monitor Headphones wit...Sony MDRV6 Studio Monitor Headphones with CCAW Voice Coil
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$297.92
Sony MDR-Z1 AmazonSony Noise Reduction 150 feet Long Range...Sony Noise Reduction 150 feet Long Range Wireless Dynamic Stereo Headphones with Volume Control & Wide Comfortable Headband for All VIZIO M190MV, M190VA, M190VA-W, M220VA, M220VA-W, M260MV, M260VA, M260VA-W, M261VP LCD HDTV Flat Screen Television
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$99.99
Sony MDR-Z1 AmazonSony MDR-EX110AP/W EX monitor Headphones...Sony MDR-EX110AP/W EX monitor Headphones
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$22.29
Sony MDR-Z1 AmazonSony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio...Sony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio Overhead Headphones, Black (MDR-1AM2/B) (Renewed)
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$199.40

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z7
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-Z7
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-Z7
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat-resistant
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z7
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

385g

335g

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.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z7
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

120000Hz

100000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
2.lowest frequency

4Hz

4Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.has passive noise reduction
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z7
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

100dB/mW

102dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.has active noise-canceling (noise control)
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z7
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.
6.impedance

64 Ohms

70 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.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z7
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z7
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z7
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-Z7
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z7
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-Z7
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-Z7
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-Z7
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.has voice commands
Sony MDR-Z1
Sony MDR-Z7
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-Z7
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.

Price comparison

Sony MDR-Z1

Buy used:

$9.49

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-Z1 AmazonSONY MDR-Z1R WW2 Signature, Hi-Res Headp...SONY MDR-Z1R WW2 Signature, Hi-Res Headphone, Black (International Version)
Amazon logo
$1,990.00
Sony MDR-Z1 AmazonSony Wireless Over-Ear Noise Reduction H...Sony Wireless Over-Ear Noise Reduction Headphones (WHRF400R) with Transmitter Dock (TMRRF400) + Sony Rechargeable Battery + Connecting Cables + AC Adaptor + HeroFiber Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$94.95
Sony MDR-Z1 AmazonSony MDR-1A Headphone - Black (Internati...Sony MDR-1A Headphone - Black (International Version U.S. Warranty May not Apply)
Amazon logo
$239.99
Sony MDR-Z1 AmazonSony MDRV6 Studio Monitor Headphones wit...Sony MDRV6 Studio Monitor Headphones with CCAW Voice Coil
Amazon logo
$297.92
Sony MDR-Z1 AmazonSony Noise Reduction 150 feet Long Range...Sony Noise Reduction 150 feet Long Range Wireless Dynamic Stereo Headphones with Volume Control & Wide Comfortable Headband for All VIZIO M190MV, M190VA, M190VA-W, M220VA, M220VA-W, M260MV, M260VA, M260VA-W, M261VP LCD HDTV Flat Screen Television
Amazon logo
$99.99
Sony MDR-Z1 AmazonSony MDR-EX110AP/W EX monitor Headphones...Sony MDR-EX110AP/W EX monitor Headphones
Amazon logo
$22.29
Sony MDR-Z1 AmazonSony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio...Sony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio Overhead Headphones, Black (MDR-1AM2/B) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$199.40

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