36points

AKG K 142 HD

38points

Sony MDR-HW300K

AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
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AKG K 142 HD vs Sony MDR-HW300K

AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K

Why is AKG K 142 HD better than Sony MDR-HW300K?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
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    24000Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Has an on-ear form
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  • 2.5m longer cable
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    3mvs0.5m
  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sony MDR-HW300K better than AKG K 142 HD?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs18Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • 35g lighter
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    190gvs225g
  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
3.has a detachable cable
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

225g

190g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.has an on-ear form
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

18Hz

10Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

24000Hz

22000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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