Audio-Technica ATH-M50x vs Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
vs
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

What is the difference between Audio-Technica ATH-M50x and Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X? Find out which is better and their overall performance in the headphones ranking. Based on our rating, ATH-M50x has a total rating of 8.3 out of 10 vs 7 out of 10 for ATH-AD500X.

Advantages Audio-Technica ATH-M50x over Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

  • Better high limit of frequency response: 28KHz vs 25KHz
  • Foldable design

Advantages Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X over Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 5Hz vs 15Hz
  • Higher sensitivity: 100dB vs 99dB
  • Less weight: 8.2oz vs 10oz

Common features

  • Detachable cables
Votes 9 9
Rating 3.6 3.6

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
8.3
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
7
10
7
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X review

Jun 09, 2020

Let’s take a look at a professional audio device of Japanese brand Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X. ...

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Common

Product

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

Model

ATH-M50x
ATH-AD500X

Brand

Audio-Technica
Audio-Technica

Reviews

15298
2117

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
open back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

45/1.7
53/2

Impedance, Ohm

38
48

Frequency response, Hz

15Hz-28KHz
5Hz-25KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

0.3

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

99
100

Magnet type

neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

285/10
235/8.2

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

300/9.8
300/9.8

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

App control

Control functions

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

has not
has not

Bluetooth version

has not
has not

aptX

has not
has not

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

has not
has not

Bluetooth profiles

has not
has not

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

has not
has not

Battery life, hrs

has not
has not

Charging time, hrs

has not
has not

Charging port

has not
has not

Charging cable

has not
has not

Speed charge

has not
has not

Battery free listening mode

has not
has not

Battery level indicator

has not
has not

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

has not
has not

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.3
  • 7
  • 8.3Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
  • 7Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X

The Audio-Technica ATH-M50x is better headphones in this comparison. Check Audio-Technica ATH-M50x price