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Monoprice Hi-Fi DJ 8323 / 839 (2011)
Sony MDR-1AM2
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Monoprice Hi-Fi DJ 8323 / 839 (2011) vs Sony MDR-1AM2

Analysis:

We couldn't find enough data on either product to be able to come to any reliable conclusions. We highly recommend that you take a look at some other options in the $45 and $270 budget ranges instead.

The Monoprice Hi-Fi DJ 8323 / 839 (2011) was loved by reviewers at SoundGuys, a highly trusted source that performs reliable in-depth testing. It did great in its "Best headphones under $50" roundup where it was named its "Ranked 1 out of 5", which, in itself, makes it a product worth considering.

As for the Sony MDR-1AM2 - it impressed reviewers at Android Central, a trustworthy source that conducts solid hands-on testing. It did great in its "Best Wired Headphones for Samsung Galaxy Note 9" roundup - in fact, it earned its "Ranked 1 out of 10" title, which, on its own, indicates a certain level of quality.

When we thoroughly analyzed their review scores, we learned that all of the sources that tested both Over-Ear Headphones, including Head-fi, preferred the Monoprice Hi-Fi DJ 8323 / 839 (2011) over the Sony MDR-1AM2.

We also took a look at which sources they managed to impress the most. The Monoprice Hi-Fi DJ 8323 / 839 (2011) was liked best by Head-fi, which gave it a score of 8.6, while the Sony MDR-1AM2 got its highest, 8, score from hardwarezone.com.sg.

Lastly, we averaged out all of their review ratings and observed that the Monoprice Hi-Fi DJ 8323 / 839 (2011), with its 8.2 average, performed considerably better than most Over-Ear Headphones - the mean score for the product category being 7.5 out of 10 - while the Sony MDR-1AM2 managed an average of 7.5.

There's one caveat here - it might not be entirely justifiable to do a direct Monoprice Hi-Fi DJ 8323 / 839 (2011) vs. Sony MDR-1AM2 review average comparison since they aren't priced the same and more expensive products tend to get higher review scores from some sources.

Comparison of expert ratings
Highly Recommended
Recommended
Mentioned
Not Mentioned
SoundGuys
Android Authority
Head-fi
Reviewed
Android Central
hardwarezone.com.sg
BestProducts.com
bestcheapones.com
Tech. Specs Comparison
Monoprice Hi-Fi DJ 8323 / 839 (2011)
$28
Sony MDR-1AM2
$298
Noise-cancelling
No
-
Wireless
No
-
Higher than average expert review score
7.6
Overall Avg. for Over-Ear Headphones
8.2
Avg. Review Score
Score
Has average expert review score
7.6
Overall Avg. for Over-Ear Headphones
7.5
Avg. Review Score
Score
Recommended by trusted experts
SoundGuys
Highly Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Best Overall
in “Best headphones under $50” 
Last updated: 21 days ago
Android Authority
Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Best Overall
in “Best tech gifts under $25” 
Last updated: 5 Dec 2019
Reviewed
Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Ranked #9 out of 20
in “The Best Headphones Under $50 of 2021” 
Last updated: 2 Apr 2021
Android Authority
Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Best Overall
in “Best Headphones under $50” 
Last updated: 9 Nov 2017
Recommended by trusted experts
Android Central
Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Best Overall
in “Best Wired Headphones for Samsung Galaxy Note 9” 
Last updated: 28 Sep 2018
Android Central
Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Mentioned
in “Best Wired Headphones for Galaxy S10 in 2021” 
Last updated: 13 Dec 2020

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