90points

Sony WH-1000XM2

99points

Treblab Z2

Sony WH-1000XM2
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Sony WH-1000XM2 vs Treblab Z2

Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2
90
points
99
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Why is Sony WH-1000XM2 better than Treblab Z2?

  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is Treblab Z2 better than Sony WH-1000XM2?

  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • 22.7g lighter
    252.3gvs275g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • 0.2mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs39.8mm
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1
  • Sweat resistant

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

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 a detachable cable
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

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.

4.weight

275g

252.3g

Best

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3g

5.has an in-ear form
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

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.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

6.can be folded
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

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

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

2.impedance

46 Ohms

32 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

3.has a neodymium magnet
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

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

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

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.

5.driver unit size

39.8mm

40mm

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

Power

1. longer battery life

38h

35h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

2.has a battery level indicator
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.charge time

4h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

5.has a removable battery
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4.1

4.2

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5

3.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

11.5m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

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

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

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.

6.Has WiFi
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

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
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

5.has voice prompts
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

6.has voice commands
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Sony WH-1000XM2
Treblab Z2

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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