Sony XBA-3
Top 25%494 points
Top 25%
Lowest frequency
Number of headphones
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Top 100%
849 headphones
1Hz - 834Hz
NaN% of all headphonesYes
No
lowest frequency
highest frequency
impedance
sound pressure level
weight
4
Hz
Sony MH1CBLK
1Hz
Best

Sony XBA-3: 16 facts and highlights

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
28000Hz
Sony MDR-1ABT: 100000Hz
152
0

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
140
0

3. weight

7g
AKG IP2: 3g
122
0

4. impedance

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.
12Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
97
0

5. has sound isolation / passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Sony XBA-3
49% have it
93
0

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
108dB/mW
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 130dB/mW
78
0

7. 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 XBA-3
73% have it
72
0

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Sony XBA-3
27% have it
67
0

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 XBA-3
44% have it
60
0

10. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Sony XBA-3
42% have it
48
0

11. 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 XBA-3
32% have it
48
0

12. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Sony XBA-3
74% have it
47
0

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sony XBA-3
65% have it
44
0

14. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
AKG Q 701: 6m
35
0

15. 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 XBA-3
88% have it
28
0

16. 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 XBA-3
33% have it
28
0

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