AKG K 242 HDSony MDR-HW300K
Top 61%510 points
Top 61%
Top 56%575 points
Top 56%
AKG K 242 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
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Top specs and features

AKG K 242 HD vs Sony MDR-HW300K: 14 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.
25000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
22000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
15Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
10Hz

3. weight

50g lighter.
240g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
190g

4. 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 242 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
33% have it

5. 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 242 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
73% have it

6. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
AKG K 242 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
38% have it

7. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K 242 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
75% have it

8. 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 242 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
32% have it

9. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 242 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
54% have it

10. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AKG K 242 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
16% have it

11. has an over-the-ear form

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.
AKG K 242 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
42% have it

12. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
AKG K 242 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
8% have it

13. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
0.5m

14. 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 242 HD
Sony MDR-HW300K
87% have it

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