53points

Sony MDR-ZX600

57points

Sony MDR-ZX660AP

Sony MDR-ZX600
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Sony MDR-ZX600 vs Sony MDR-ZX660AP

Sony MDR-ZX600
Sony MDR-ZX660AP
Sony MDR-ZX600
Sony MDR-ZX660AP
53
points
57
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Why is Sony MDR-ZX600 better than Sony MDR-ZX660AP?

  • 23g lighter
    170gvs193g
  • Has stereo speakers

Why is Sony MDR-ZX660AP better than Sony MDR-ZX600?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs6Hz
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-ZX600
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

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-ZX600
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

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

170g

193g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a tangle free cable
Sony MDR-ZX600
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.can be folded
Sony MDR-ZX600
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

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

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

6.has an L-shaped plug
Sony MDR-ZX600
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

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.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

25000Hz

25000Hz

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

6Hz

5Hz

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

104dB/mW

104dB/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

40 Ohms

40 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-ZX600
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-ZX600
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-ZX600
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-ZX600
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

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

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