AKG K 142 HDSony MDR-XB50AP
Top 44%383 points
Top 44%
Top 30%478 points
Top 30%
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-XB50AP
vs
Top specs and features

AKG K 142 HD vs Sony MDR-XB50AP: 19 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

2. lowest frequency

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

3. weight

217g lighter.

4. has sound isolation / passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-XB50AP
49% have it

5. impedance

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-XB50AP
35% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-XB50AP
73% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-XB50AP
31% have it

10. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-XB50AP
45% have it

11. is used as a headset

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-XB50AP
34% have it

12. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-XB50AP
74% have it

13. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-XB50AP
31% have it

14. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-XB50AP
55% have it

15. has active noise canceling / noise reduction

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.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-XB50AP
13% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

17. has an on-ear form

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.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-XB50AP
22% have it

18. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-XB50AP
87% have it

19. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-XB50AP
33% have it

Top 10 headphones

Add to comparison
  • AKG K 142 HD
  • Sony MDR-XB50AP
Compare
This page is currently only available in English.