SteelSeries Arctis 7 vs Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

SteelSeries Arctis 7
vs
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

What are the main differences between the SteelSeries Arctis 7 vs Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT and which headphones is better for you considering specs and features? Based on our rating, Arctis 7 has a total rating of 7.2 out of 10 vs 7.5 out of 10 for ATH-M50xBT.

Advantages Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT over SteelSeries Arctis 7

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 15Hz vs 20Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 28KHz vs 20KHz
  • Higher sensitivity: 99dB vs 98dB
  • Less weight: 10.9oz vs 12.5oz
  • Foldable design
  • In-line control buttons
  • Touch control
  • Voice control
  • Longer battery life: 40 hours vs 24 hours

Common features

  • Wired mode available
  • Detachable cables
  • Built-in controls
  • App control
  • Battery free listening mode
Votes 12 12
Rating 4.7 4.7

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
SteelSeries Arctis 7
7.2
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
7.5
7
10
8
10
inapplicable
3
8
9
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Common

Product

SteelSeries Arctis 7
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

Model

Arctis 7
ATH-M50xBT

Brand

SteelSeries
Audio-Technica

Reviews

20300
2977

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

40/1.5
45/1.7

Impedance, Ohm

32
38

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz-20KHz
15Hz-28KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

3

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

98
99

Magnet type

neodymium
rare earth

Weight (headphones), g/oz

355/12.5
310/10.9

Comfort

Adjustable headband

Foldable

Noise cancelling

Active noise cancelling

Adjustable noise cancelling level

Microphone

Built-in microphone

In-line microphone

Detachable microphone

Cables

Detachable cable

Audio cable length, cm/ft

120/3.9
120/3.9

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

Google Assistant, Siri

App control

Control functions

volume, microphone volume, microphone on/off, ChatMix Dial
volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, fast forward/rewind, microphone on/off

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

5.0

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

24
40

Charging time, hrs

7

Charging port

micro USB
micro USB

Charging cable

micro USB to USB-A
micro USB to USB-A

Speed charge

Battery free listening mode

Battery level indicator

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

DTS Headphone:X

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

SteelSeries Arctis 7
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
SteelSeries Arctis 7
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.2
  • 7.5
  • 7.2SteelSeries Arctis 7
  • 7.5Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

The Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT is better headphones in this comparison. Check Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT price