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Sony WH-1000XM2

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Status OB-1

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Sony WH-1000XM2 vs Status OB-1

Sony WH-1000XM2
Status OB-1

Why is Sony WH-1000XM2 better than Status OB-1?

  • 11Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs15Hz
  • 113.4g lighter
    275gvs388.4g
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    46 Ohmsvs54 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used wirelessly

Why is Status OB-1 better than Sony WH-1000XM2?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 2.2mm bigger driver unit
    42mmvs39.8mm
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug
  • 1.5m longer cable
    3mvs1.5m
  • Has an open-back design

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony WH-1000XM2
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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 an over-the-ear form
Sony WH-1000XM2
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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.

3.weight

275g

388.4g

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3g

4.has a detachable cable
Sony WH-1000XM2
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

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

6.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

4Hz

15Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

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1Hz

2.highest frequency

40000Hz

30000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sony WH-1000XM2
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

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

5.impedance

46 Ohms

54 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.

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Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.driver unit size

39.8mm

42mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony WH-1000XM2
Status OB-1

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony WH-1000XM2
Status OB-1

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
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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.

2.can be used as a headset
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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.

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