Sony MDR-7506
vs
LucidSound LS31 Wireless

Sony MDR-7506
LucidSound LS31 Wireless
MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless Difference
Model Sony MDR-7506 LucidSound LS31 Wireless
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 2.7 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 0.25 (9%)
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 3.7 / 5.0 3.6 / 5.0 0.15 (4%)
Gaming Quality 2.8 / 5.0 3.9 / 5.0 1.05 (37%)
Office Environment Sound Isolation 2.9 / 5.0 3.3 / 5.0 0.35 (12%)
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 2.8 / 5.0 3.1 / 5.0 0.3 (11%)
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.0 / 5.0 3.6 / 5.0 0.6 (20%)
Price $ 89.1 $ 92.5 3.4 (4%)
Year 2019 2018 1 (0%)
Microphone No Yes
Wireless No Yes
Battery Life 0.0 Hours 6.6 Hours 6.6 (660000%)
Ear Breathability 3.3 / 5.0 3.2 / 5.0 0.1 (3%)
Comfort 3.5 / 5.0 3.8 / 5.0 0.25 (7%)
Controls 0.0 / 5.0 3.3 / 5.0 3.3 (330000%)
Noise Handling 0.0 / 5.0 4.3 / 5.0 4.25 (425000%)
Microphone Quality 0.0 / 5.0 4.1 / 5.0 4.05 (405000%)

Sony MDR-7506

In terms of sound quality, the Sony MDR-7506 is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. The Sony MDR-7506 is a relatively new headset. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors. For gaming, the Sony MDR-7506 is not up to par with other similar headsets. In terms of noise cancelling, the Sony MDR-7506 has underwhelming sound performance and below average noise handling. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the Sony MDR-7506 is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. The Sony MDR-7506 is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv. The Sony MDR-7506 suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments.

LucidSound LS31 Wireless

The LucidSound LS31 Wireless is a relatively new headset. The wireless support in LucidSound LS31 Wireless is very convenient. For gaming, the LucidSound LS31 Wireless has excellent support and feature set that enables superb gaming experience. In terms of sound quality, the LucidSound LS31 Wireless is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. The LucidSound LS31 Wireless is great for watching TV and is very convenient while enabling immersive sound experience. The LucidSound LS31 Wireless has excellent noise cancelling capability. The LucidSound LS31 Wireless suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the LucidSound LS31 Wireless is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports.

Sony MDR-7506 vs LucidSound LS31 Wireless Specifications Comparison

Base/Dock

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
Dock ChargingN/ANo
Line InN/ANo
Line OutN/ANo
Optical InputN/AYes
PC CompatibleN/AAudio + Microphone
PS4 CompatibleN/AAudio + Microphone
Power SupplyN/AUSB
RCA InputN/ANo
TypeN/AWireless USB Dongle
USB InputN/AYes
Xbox One CompatibleN/AAudio Only

Bass

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
High-Bass-0.35 dB5.65 dB
Low-Bass3.18 dB-1.23 dB
Low-Frequency Extension10.91 Hz24.84 Hz
Mid-Bass2.45 dB4.5 dB
Std. Err.2.34 dB4.14 dB

Battery

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
Audio while chargingN/AYes
Battery LifeN/A16.9 hrs
Battery TypeN/ARechargable
Charge TimeN/A3.2 hrs
Passive PlaybackN/AYes
Power Saving FeatureN/ANo

Bluetooth

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
Bluetooth VersionN/AN/A
Multi-Device PairingN/AN/A
NFC PairingN/AN/A

Breathability

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
Avg.Temp.Difference5.3 C5.7 C

Cable

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
Connection1/8" TRS1/8" TRRS
DetachableNoYes
Length4.17 ft4.1 ft

Case

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
HN/AN/A
LN/AN/A
TypeNo caseN/A
VolumeN/AN/A
WN/AN/A

Comfort

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
Clamping Force0.85 lbs0.9 lbs
Weight0.46 lbs0.8 lbs

Controls

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
Additional ButtonsN/APresets
Call/Music ControlNoNo
Channel MixingN/AAdjustable
Ease of useN/AOkay
FeedbackN/AGood
Microphone ControlN/AYes
Noise Canceling ControlN/AN/A
Talk-ThroughN/AN/A
Volume ControlNoYes

Frequency Response Consistency

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
Avg. Std. Deviation0.51 dB0.44 dB

Latency

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
Default Latency0 ms31 ms
aptX LatencyN/AN/A
aptX(LL) LatencyN/AN/A

Leakage

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
Overall Leakage @ 1ft37.13 dB41.92 dB

Mid

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
High-Mid-0.25 dB-0.63 dB
Low-Mid-0.97 dB4.23 dB
Mid-Mid-0.93 dB0.06 dB
Std. Err.1.42 dB2.89 dB

Noise Handling

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
SpNRN/A35.14 dB

Noise Isolation

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
Bass0.53 dB0.17 dB
Mid-7.14 dB-2.29 dB
Overall Attenuation-11.75 dB-9.83 dB
Self-Noise0 dB20.84 dB
Treble-29.17 dB-27.26 dB

Portability

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
H2.9 "3.7 "
L5 "8.0 "
Transmitter requiredN/AN/A
Volume82 Cu. Inches231 Cu. Inches
W5.7 "7.8 "

Recording Quality

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
FR Std. Dev.N/A0.98 dB
GainN/A26.98 dB
HFEN/A4695.06 Hz
LFEN/A24.13 Hz
Weighted THDN/A3.656

Soundstage

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB0.0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)2.87 dB2.84 dB
PRTF Distance9.66 dB9.71 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)1.72 dB5.01 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
Weighted THD @ 1004.1932.176
Weighted THD @ 900.671.916

Treble

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
High-Treble-7.66 dB-3.89 dB
Low-Treble2.43 dB-5.64 dB
Mid-Treble-0.62 dB-0.65 dB
Std. Err.4.27 dB4.86 dB

Wired

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
Analog AudioYesYes
OS CompatibilityNot OS specificNot OS specific
PC CompatibleAudio OnlyAudio + Microphone
PS4 CompatibleAudio OnlyAudio + Microphone
USB AudioNoNo
Xbox One CompatibleAudio OnlyAudio + Microphone

Wireless Range

MDR-7506 LS31 Wireless
Line of Sight RangeN/A99 ft
Obstructed RangeN/A47 ft

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