Audeze MobiusSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 3.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Sony WH CH520See price on Amazon
Overall Score 3.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Sony WH CH520||Audeze Mobius|
|has a detachable cable||✗||✓|
|has a tangle free cable||✓||✗|
|has an over-the-ear foam||✗||✓|
|has an on-ear foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has passive noise reduction||✓||✗|
|driver unit size||✗||100mm|
|has a neodymium magnet||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✗||✓|
|has a rechargeable battery||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||can be used wirelessly||✓||✓|
|has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||1only||1only|
|EXTRAS||has a mute function||✗||✓|
|control panel placed on a device||✓||✓|
|can be used as a headset||✓||✓|
|travel bag is included||✗||✓|
|See price on Amazon||See price on Amazon|
The Sony WH CH520 have a weight of 147g, these weigh below 320g, which we consider as the highest average a headphone should weigh for comfort during long use.
We take in account a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
Audeze Mobius, at 350g are heavier than the Sony WH CH520 by 203g
Detachable cables are cables that have connectors on both ends. One end goes into your headphone cups, while the other end is inserted into an audio source. Some new headphones, and not just the expensive ones, are coming with detachable cables, Audeze Mobius are one of those.
Twisted headphone cables can be a great source of annoyance and inconvenience, Sony WH CH520's cable is designed to minimize tangling. Constant twisting of the cables can also lead to microfractures in the copper wires, affecting sound quality, or rendering your headphones defective.
By sweat resistance we mean that the wireless earbuds are protected in the presence of low-pressure water jets at any angle, this is determined by the IP Rating of the earbuds. Based on the ingress protection rating of the Sony WH CH520 they do have sweat resistance
Over-ear headphones have larger earpads that fit around your entire ear Audeze Mobius have a comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This design is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors.
On-ear headphones have smaller earpads that sit on top of your ears, this Sony WH CH520 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 CH520 have stereo speakers, what this means is that Sony WH CH520's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Audeze Mobius and Sony WH CH520 have stereo speakers
Passive Noise Cancellation uses well-designed ear cups to seal out environment noise. This is used for both in-ear earphones and over-ear headphones where the headphone itself will keep surrounding noise out. The Sony WH CH520 sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component reproduces low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it. Sony WH CH520's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, the lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
Audeze Mobius's lowest frequency is at 10Hz, this means that Sony WH CH520 got a juicier bass than the Audeze Mobius
High frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device reproduces high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on the way through. Sony WH CH520's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, the higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
Audeze Mobius's highest frequency is at 50000Hz, this implies that Audeze Mobius got a clearer and crispier treble than the Sony WH CH520
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, its size dictates the loudness of the headphone. Audeze Mobius driver unit is 100mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
Neodymium magnets if used in audio devices produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output using less power to do so. They can help produce music at quite a high sound pressure level, SPL, with the use of high magnetic flux. The Audeze Mobius have this type of magnet.
If your headphones play wirelessly, cancel ambient noise, or enhance your listening experience with active features, their battery life will reduce over time. The device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often. Sony WH CH520's battery life is 40 hours
Audeze Mobius's battery life is 10 hours. Each time you recharge your headphones, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first. But over a few years, you may find that your device, no longer plays for long like it used to.
It takes 3 hours to fully charge the Sony WH CH520's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the headphones for the first time or when they have been unused for extended periods.
Audeze Mobius takes 3 hours to fully charge the battery
Audeze Mobius have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your headphones.
A rechargeable battery is a type of electrical battery that can be charged, discharged into a load, and recharged many times, as opposed to a disposable or primary battery, which is supplied fully charged and discarded after use.
Sony WH CH520's battery can be recharged and used over again.
The Audeze Mobius too have a rechargeable battery.
Sony WH CH520 can be used wirelessly, wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
The Audeze Mobius also can be used wirelessly
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Sony WH CH520 has a v5.2
Audeze Mobius has a Bluetooth version of v5. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Sony WH CH520 support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power on a single cable. The USB-C plug is now part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets, it features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
Audeze Mobius too have USB TYPE-C
Audeze Mobius support LDAC, a codec developed by Sony which allows streaming high-resolution audio over Bluetooth connections at up to 990 kbps at 32 bit/96 kHz. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
Sony WH CH520 support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
The Audeze Mobius support AAC as well. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves higher sound quality than MP3 encoders at the same bit rate.
Bluetooth is a short-range wireless technology standard that is used for exchanging data between fixed and mobile devices over short distances. The Sony WH CH520 can connect at a 10meters distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
Sony WH CH520 have only 1 microphones, more microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
The Audeze Mobius microphones are only 1.
Audeze Mobius have a mute function, they have an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
Sony WH CH520 support multipoint, which allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
There is a control panel on the Sony WH CH520 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.
The Audeze Mobius too have a control panel on them.
Sony WH CH520 can be used as a headset.
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Zoom, Google Meet, Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
Audeze Mobius can be used as a headset. since they have a built-in microphone
Carrying headphones without a case, or putting them in bags without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged. The Audeze Mobius come with their own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.