Sony MDR-ZX770BNBeats by Dre Solo 2 WirelessEtymotic HF2
Top 16%1,133 points
Top 16%
Top 33%895 points
Top 33%
Top 57%578 points
Top 57%
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
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Etymotic HF2
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Top specs and features

Sony MDR-ZX770BN vs Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless vs Etymotic HF2: 25 facts in comparison

1. weight

245g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
215g
37g

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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
46% 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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
34% 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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
72% have it

5. 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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
39% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
32% have it

7. 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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
45% have it

8. 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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
38% have it

9. 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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
42% 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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
76% have it

11. 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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
31% have it

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
41% have it

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
63% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
17% have it

16. 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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
12% have it

17. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
9% have it

18. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
1
1

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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
86% have it

20. has an on-ear form

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.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
23% have it

21. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.3m
1.2m

22. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
10% have it

23. 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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
3% have it

24. 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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
33% have it

25. 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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Etymotic HF2
3% have it

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