Sony WH-1000XM2Audio-Technica ATH-WS99Yurbuds Explore Pro
Top 14%1,149 points
Top 14%
Top 51%664 points
Top 51%
Top 65%470 points
Top 65%
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
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Yurbuds Explore Pro
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Top specs and features

Sony WH-1000XM2 vs Audio-Technica ATH-WS99 vs Yurbuds Explore Pro: 25 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
40000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
25000Hz
20000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
4Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
8Hz
20Hz

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 WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
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 WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
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 WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
39% have it

6. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
25% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
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 WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
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 WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
38% have it

10. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
39.8mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
53mm
15mm

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
52% have it

12. 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 WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
42% have it

13. 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 WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
76% have it

14. 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 WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
31% have it

16. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
17% have it

17. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
63% have it

18. 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 WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
15% have it

19. 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 WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
12% have it

20. 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 WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
86% have it

21. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
10% have it

22. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.5m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
2m
1.2m

23. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
10% 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 WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
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 WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Yurbuds Explore Pro
3% have it

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