50points
16points

Sony MDR-Z7M2

82points
48points

Sony WH-1000XM4

Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
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Cost-effectiveness winner
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Sony MDR-Z7M2 vs Sony WH-1000XM4

Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4

Why is Sony MDR-Z7M2 better than Sony WH-1000XM4?

  • 60000Hz higher high-frequency
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    100000Hzvs40000Hz
  • 30mm bigger driver unit
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    70mmvs40mm
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • 1.8m longer cable
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    3mvs1.2m

Why is Sony WH-1000XM4 better than Sony MDR-Z7M2?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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Price comparison

Sony WH-1000XM4

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM4 AmazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Black
Amazon logo
$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM4 AmazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Silver
Amazon logo
$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM4 pricegrabberSony WH1000-XM4/B wireless noise cancell...Sony WH1000-XM4/B wireless noise cancelling headphone (black)
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$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM4 pricegrabberSony WH1000-XM4/S wireless noise-cancell...Sony WH1000-XM4/S wireless noise-cancelling headphones
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$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM4 aliexpressSony wh 1000xm4./xm3/xm2 Noise Cancellin...Sony wh 1000xm4./xm3/xm2 Noise Cancelling Headphones Bluetooth headset with Microphone
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$189.10
Sony WH-1000XM4 aliexpressSony wh 1000xm3/1000xm2/1000xm4 Noise Ca...Sony wh 1000xm3/1000xm2/1000xm4 Noise Cancelling Headphones Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones with Microphone
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$219.60
Sony WH-1000XM4 aliexpress1.3m Headphone Cable with MIC for Sony W...1.3m Headphone Cable with MIC for Sony WH-1000XM2 WH-1000xm3 WH-1000xm4 WH-H900N 800 MDR-1A MDR-1000X Upgraded AUX Cable Cords
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$5.32
Sony WH-1000XM4 aliexpressSuper Thick Soft Memory Foam Ear Pads Cu...Super Thick Soft Memory Foam Ear Pads Cushion For Sony WH-1000XM3 WH-1000XM4 Headphones Perfect Quality, Not Cheap Version
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$15.20
Sony WH-1000XM4 aliexpressODM Earpads for Sony WH-1000XM4 Headphon...ODM Earpads for Sony WH-1000XM4 Headphones
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$3.99
Sony WH-1000XM4 walmartSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Noise Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Noise Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) Bundle
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$448.00

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
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-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
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-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
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-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.can be folded
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

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

100000Hz

40000Hz

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-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
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.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Has USB Type-C
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
4.has a removable battery
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.Has Bluetooth aptX
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
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-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.Has voice prompts
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
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.
6.has a mute function
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Sony WH-1000XM4
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

Price comparison

Sony WH-1000XM4

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM4 AmazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Black
Amazon logo
$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM4 AmazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Silver
Amazon logo
$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM4 pricegrabberSony WH1000-XM4/B wireless noise cancell...Sony WH1000-XM4/B wireless noise cancelling headphone (black)
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$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM4 pricegrabberSony WH1000-XM4/S wireless noise-cancell...Sony WH1000-XM4/S wireless noise-cancelling headphones
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$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM4 aliexpressSony wh 1000xm4./xm3/xm2 Noise Cancellin...Sony wh 1000xm4./xm3/xm2 Noise Cancelling Headphones Bluetooth headset with Microphone
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$189.10
Sony WH-1000XM4 aliexpressSony wh 1000xm3/1000xm2/1000xm4 Noise Ca...Sony wh 1000xm3/1000xm2/1000xm4 Noise Cancelling Headphones Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones with Microphone
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$219.60
Sony WH-1000XM4 aliexpress1.3m Headphone Cable with MIC for Sony W...1.3m Headphone Cable with MIC for Sony WH-1000XM2 WH-1000xm3 WH-1000xm4 WH-H900N 800 MDR-1A MDR-1000X Upgraded AUX Cable Cords
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$5.32
Sony WH-1000XM4 aliexpressSuper Thick Soft Memory Foam Ear Pads Cu...Super Thick Soft Memory Foam Ear Pads Cushion For Sony WH-1000XM3 WH-1000XM4 Headphones Perfect Quality, Not Cheap Version
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$15.20
Sony WH-1000XM4 aliexpressODM Earpads for Sony WH-1000XM4 Headphon...ODM Earpads for Sony WH-1000XM4 Headphones
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$3.99
Sony WH-1000XM4 walmartSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Noise Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Noise Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) Bundle
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$448.00

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