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Sony MDR-ZX100

Sony MDR-ZX100
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Sony MDR-ZX100 review: specs and price

Sony MDR-ZX100
Sony MDR-ZX100
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Why is Sony MDR-ZX100 better than the average?

  • Lowest frequency
    12Hzvs14.83Hz
  • Impedance
    24 Ohmsvs33.15 Ohms
  • Weight
    120gvs169.03g

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-ZX100

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.weight

120g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a tangle free cable
Sony MDR-ZX100

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

4.has an L-shaped plug
Sony MDR-ZX100

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.

5.has an on-ear form
Sony MDR-ZX100

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.

6.cable length

1.2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

12Hz

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

24 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-ZX100

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.driver unit size

30mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-ZX100

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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