50points

Sony MDR-ZX100

56points

Urbanears Plattan

Sony MDR-ZX100
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Sony MDR-ZX100 vs Urbanears Plattan

Sony MDR-ZX100
Urbanears Plattan
Sony MDR-ZX100
Urbanears Plattan

Why is Sony MDR-ZX100 better than Urbanears Plattan?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    12Hzvs20Hz
  • 36 Ohms lower impedance
    24 Ohmsvs60 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Urbanears Plattan better than Sony MDR-ZX100?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 15dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    115dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be folded
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs30mm
  • Has a straight plug

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-ZX100
Urbanears Plattan

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

2.can be folded
Sony MDR-ZX100
Urbanears Plattan

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

3.has a tangle free cable
Sony MDR-ZX100
Urbanears Plattan

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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

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 a straight plug
Sony MDR-ZX100
Urbanears Plattan

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

6.has an on-ear form
Sony MDR-ZX100
Urbanears Plattan

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.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

12Hz

20Hz

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

2.highest frequency

22000Hz

20000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sony MDR-ZX100
Urbanears Plattan

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

115dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.driver unit size

30mm

40mm

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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-ZX100
Urbanears Plattan

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

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Connectivity

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

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-ZX100
Urbanears Plattan

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

2.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-ZX100
Urbanears Plattan

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

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