Just listened to these a few hours ago in Hong Kong in a mall display. The mall was very noisy, but the headphone isolated very well!
I used my own Sony ZX1 into the Sony DAC/AMP with the display MDR-Z1R in balanced mode. I made sure to turn off DSEE HX.
My impressions are as follows:- (if you are a believer of burn-in, then these aren't burned in, they're probably run in for a few hours only)
I compared them to my W3000anv from memory. I listen to the W3k a...