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Sony MDR-ZX220BT

Sony MDR-ZX220BT
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Sony MDR-ZX220BT review: specs and price

Sony MDR-ZX220BT
Sony MDR-ZX220BT
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Why is Sony MDR-ZX220BT better than the average?

  • Impedance
    24 Ohmsvs33.15 Ohms
  • Weight
    130.1gvs169.03g
  • Bluetooth version
    4vs3.87

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-ZX220BT

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 a detachable cable
Sony MDR-ZX220BT

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

3.weight

130.1g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
Sony MDR-ZX220BT

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

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5.has an on-ear form
Sony MDR-ZX220BT

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.has an open-back design
Sony MDR-ZX220BT

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.

For example

Status Audio OB-1

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

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

2.lowest frequency

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

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-ZX220BT

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

Power

1. longer battery life

8h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

2.has a battery level indicator
Sony MDR-ZX220BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Sony MDR-ZX220BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.charge time

2.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

5.has a removable battery
Sony MDR-ZX220BT

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-ZX220BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-ZX220BT

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

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony MDR-ZX220BT

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sony MDR-ZX220BT

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-ZX220BT

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.

3.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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