90points

Sony WH-1000XM2

43points

Ultrasone Edition 10

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Sony WH-1000XM2 vs Ultrasone Edition 10

Sony WH-1000XM2
Ultrasone Edition 10
Sony WH-1000XM2
Ultrasone Edition 10
90
points
43
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Why is Sony WH-1000XM2 better than Ultrasone Edition 10?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs5Hz
  • 7g lighter
    275gvs282g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an over-the-ear form

Why is Ultrasone Edition 10 better than Sony WH-1000XM2?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    45000Hzvs40000Hz
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • 0.2mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs39.8mm
  • Has a straight plug
  • 1.5m longer cable
    3mvs1.5m
  • Has an open-back design

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony WH-1000XM2
Ultrasone Edition 10

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
Ultrasone Edition 10

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
Ultrasone Edition 10

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

282g

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3g

5.can be folded
Sony WH-1000XM2
Ultrasone Edition 10

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

6.travel bag is included
Sony WH-1000XM2
Ultrasone Edition 10

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

40000Hz

45000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

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120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

4Hz

5Hz

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.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.

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Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

4.has a neodymium magnet
Sony WH-1000XM2
Ultrasone Edition 10

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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sony WH-1000XM2
Ultrasone Edition 10

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.

6.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.

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Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sony WH-1000XM2
Ultrasone Edition 10

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony WH-1000XM2
Ultrasone Edition 10

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony WH-1000XM2
Ultrasone Edition 10

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony WH-1000XM2
Ultrasone Edition 10

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sony WH-1000XM2
Ultrasone Edition 10

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
Ultrasone Edition 10

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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