Sony MDR-ZX770BNAudio-Technica ATH-W5000Bose IE2
Top 14%1,177 points
Top 14%
Top 43%777 points
Top 43%
Top 69%418 points
Top 69%
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
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Bose IE2
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Top specs and features

Sony MDR-ZX770BN vs Audio-Technica ATH-W5000 vs Bose IE2: 25 facts in comparison

1. weight

245g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
340g
18.5g

2. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
45% have it

3. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
33% have it

4. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
71% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
24% have it

6. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
39% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
32% have it

8. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
45% have it

9. can be used as a headset

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.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
40% have it

10. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
78% have it

11. has an over-the-ear form

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.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
41% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
63% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
41% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
19% have it

16. has an L-shaped plug

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.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
31% have it

17. control panel placed on a device

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.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
16% have it

18. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
12% have it

19. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
85% have it

20. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m
1.2m

21. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
12% have it

22. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
3% have it

23. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
33% have it

24. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
3% have it

25. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose IE2
4% have it

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