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Sony MDR-100AAP vs Beats EP

In India maximum people don’t invest too much on headphones or earphones, they want to invest maximum 2000 or max 5000.

But these day indian gaming industry is growing very fast and they are upgrading their standard but still only 10% people are investing 10000 or 15000rs on headphones.

I know the reason why people are not investing that much money because at that amount they get a good smartphone.

This article for those people who are searching for the best headphone under 10000 and stuck at Beats EP or Sony MDR 100AAP. And if you can increase your budget 5 thousand more than go to earphonesmarket and check best headphones under 15000 in 2021

Sony MDR-100AAP



  • Titanium coated 40 mm HD drivers
  • 219 grams of weight.
  • 1.2 meters cable.
  • Fabric carry case
  • Microphone
  • 5 Hz to 40,000 Hz frequency response.
  • L-shaped gold plated 3.5 mm audio jack.
  • 32 ohms impedance.
  • 103 dB / mW headphone sensitivity.

Sound & Bass Quality

Sound quality is really nice and it has a similar sensitivity. That’s why sounds pretty identical in volume, mid and lows are very nicely detailed specially for vocals.

The bass is present in this headphone but it’s tighter it doesn’t feel exaggerated some time you feel the bass is heavy and sometimes a little loose.

Build Quality

The earcups are made from aluminum and the other body is made from high-quality plastic but if you expand the headband you get inside the material is metallic.

Earcups made from soft leather and the earcups are rotated only 40 degrees and MDR-100AAP is lighter then ATH-M50x

The wire quality is very strong flat cable and 1.2 meters of the tangle-free ribbon cable.

Other Features

Inside the box, you will get headphones itself in the plastic tray, 3.5 mm audio cable and a pouch to carry the headphones. 

It’s a very clean and simple looking design but they look really premium and stylish. The cable is flat with the tangle-free design.

MDR-100AAP comes with a bunch of colors like orange, black, pink and yellow. 

They do fold up like M50X, even after folding they look so solid. The backside of ear cups made up of aluminum and the rest of the material is high-quality sturdy plastic.

The leather cautions on ear pads are better than the M50X. The earcups can only rotate a little bit overall the build quality is so good. 

They weigh only 219 grams and the earcups have very soft material which makes them really comfortable.

The headphone comes with only one 1.2 meter cable and it has only one button for call control and changing the tracks. 

They sound really nice, the base is very present, the mids and vocals are also very good. They produce a natural and balanced sound which I like the most.


  • Comport level is better than any other headphone in this price range.
  • Sound quality is really mind-blowing.
  • Bass is natural, superb and balanced.
  • You will get a fabric carrying case with headphones.
  • Cable is detachable.
  • Looks awesome.
  • Light weight.


  • No volume controls button on inline remote.

Beats EP



  • Noise canceling headphones.
  • 1 Year warranty.
  • 3.5 mm gold plated jack.
  • Closed back headphones.
  • Soft carry case
  • On-Ear design.
  • Inline remote and Mic

Sound & Bass Quality

It delivers a very well balanced sound but if you listen to guitar music you feel flat and kick drum harder. 

In the low volume, you get mid and lows are very clear and the vocals are very clean but you feel that less detailing sound quality in high volume.

The bass is very thick and tight but it won’t distort even at full blast.

Build Quality

The body is made from mix mate plastic and metal, it feels solid in hand.

The headband is made from rubber and plastic both material and beat branding on the top and downside you feel good quality rubber padding, full headband framed but it smooth when you adjust them.

The frame which is attracted to earcups is made from good quality steel which looks good.

Other Features

Beats EP is available in four colors blue, black, white and Red. They are made up of mixed plastic and metal, they are well made. 

These headphones will give you a nice and very solid feel. 

The headband is made up of mixed plastic and rubber and inside the headband, there is a nice feeling rubber. 

They do a very good job of flexing, its like when you pull them from both sides they become flat easily. 

The ear cups are wrapped in leather and they have a good amount of cushion. 

The cable is not detachable with the flat design and has an inline remote but the quality of cable does not look premium.

Inline remote design to work with IOS as a multi-function button, volume up or down and play or pause.

It also works with android except for the volume rockers function, other functions work perfectly. 

In terms of sound quality, the beats did a great job. It does a good job with any type of music and base is a response and tight, base works nicely in lows also. 

The sound quality is good but more than that it got a good amount of thicker base.


  • Closed back designs help to block the outside noise.
  • Good sound quality but not great in this price range.
  • Base is awesome.


  • The cable is not detachable.
  • Good sound quality but not great in this price range


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