Originally Posted by ShannonElements
More often than not, better sound quality. This isn't always the case when you consider how much you're paying(see: Bose, Skullcandy, Dr. Dre headphones, etc.), but when you consider brands like Grado, AKG, some Sonys, Sennhieser, etc. it is the case more often than not.
I think this is all about the brand management. ... sometimes the name alone can sell a product. People are stupid to eat it up. I have this Sony Headphone for 6 years and it's still good.