Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs Fostex T50RP MK3

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
vs
Fostex T50RP MK3

We compared Audio-Technica ATH-M40x to Fostex T50RP MK3 headphones based on looks, sound, performance, and tech. Based on our rating, ATH-M40x has a total rating of 8.2 out of 10 vs 7.5 out of 10 for T50RP MK3.

Advantages Audio-Technica ATH-M40x over Fostex T50RP MK3

  • Higher sensitivity: 98dB vs 92dB
  • Less weight: 8.4oz vs 11.1oz
  • Foldable design

Advantages Fostex T50RP MK3 over Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

  • Better high limit of frequency response: 35KHz vs 24KHz

Common features

  • Detachable cables
Votes 2 2
Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
8.2
Fostex T50RP MK3
7.5
10
7
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

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Common

Product

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fostex T50RP MK3

Model

ATH-M40x
T50RP MK3

Brand

Audio-Technica
Fostex

Reviews

8006
296

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
semi-open

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

40/1.5

Impedance, Ohm

35
50

Frequency response, Hz

15Hz-24KHz
15Hz-35KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

98
92

Magnet type

neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

240/8.4
315/11.1

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
120/3.9

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
6.35

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-M40x
Fostex T50RP MK3
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fostex T50RP MK3

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 7.5
  • 8.2Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
  • 7.5Fostex T50RP MK3

The Audio-Technica ATH-M40x is better headphones in this comparison. Check Audio-Technica ATH-M40x price