45points

AKG K 242 HD

92points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

86points

Sony MDR-100ABN

AKG K 242 HD
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AKG K 242 HD vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC vs Sony MDR-100ABN

AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

Why is AKG K 242 HD better than Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than AKG K 242 HD & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Weight
    221.1gvs240,290g
  • Impedance
    18 Ohmsvs55,32 Ohms

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than AKG K 242 HD & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • Highest frequency
    40000Hzvs25000,22000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    5Hzvs15,18Hz
  • Has an on-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.weight

240g

221.1g

290g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

5.can be folded
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

18Hz

5Hz

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

2.highest frequency

25000Hz

22000Hz

40000Hz

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.sound pressure level

91dB/mW

113dB/mW

103dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.impedance

55 Ohms

18 Ohms

32 Ohms

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

4.Has WiFi
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

2.can be used as a headset
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

3.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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