Sony WH-1000XM2Sony MDR-1ABTAble Planet Clear Harmony NC1100BGrado SR325is
Top 14%1,140 points
Top 14%
Top 22%1,036 points
Top 22%
Top 50%664 points
Top 50%
Top 59%552 points
Top 59%
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony MDR-1ABT
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Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
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Grado SR325is
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Top specs and features

Sony WH-1000XM2 vs Sony MDR-1ABT vs Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B vs Grado SR325is: 26 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
100000Hz
20000Hz
24000Hz

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
4Hz
20Hz
18Hz

3. weight

275g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
300g
816g
323g

4. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
33% have it

5. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
72% have it

6. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
25% have it

7. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
39% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
32% have it

9. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
44% have it

10. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
37% have it

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
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
53% 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
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
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
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
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
31% have it

15. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
17% have it

16. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
15% 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
63% 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 WH-1000XM2
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
13% 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 WH-1000XM2
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
86% have it

20. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.5m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m
1.5m
1.8m

21. 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 WH-1000XM2
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
22% have it

22. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
10% have it

23. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
6% 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 WH-1000XM2
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
3% have it

25. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sony MDR-1ABT
Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1100B
Grado SR325is
1% have it
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