44points

AKG K 272 HD

64points

AKG K550

AKG K 272 HD
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AKG K 272 HD vs AKG K550

AKG K 272 HD
AKG K550
AKG K 272 HD
AKG K550
44
points
64
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Why is AKG K 272 HD better than AKG K550?

  • 65g lighter
    240gvs305g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is AKG K550 better than AKG K 272 HD?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    12Hzvs16Hz
  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • 23dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    114dB/mWvs91dB/mW
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Sweat resistant

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 272 HD
AKG K550

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 a detachable cable
AKG K 272 HD
AKG K550

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

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K 272 HD
AKG K550

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.

4.weight

240g

305g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K 272 HD
AKG K550

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

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K 272 HD
AKG K550

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

28000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

16Hz

12Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K 272 HD
AKG K550

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

114dB/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.impedance

55 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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 272 HD
AKG K550

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

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