43points

AKG K 272 HD

61points

Philips CitiScape Downtown

AKG K 272 HD
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AKG K 272 HD vs Philips CitiScape Downtown

AKG K 272 HD
Philips CitiScape Downtown
AKG K 272 HD
Philips CitiScape Downtown

Why is AKG K 272 HD better than Philips CitiScape Downtown?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    16Hzvs18Hz
  • 158g lighter
    240gvs398g
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Philips CitiScape Downtown better than AKG K 272 HD?

  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 11dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    102dB/mWvs91dB/mW
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an L-shaped plug

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 272 HD
Philips CitiScape Downtown

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 272 HD
Philips CitiScape Downtown

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.

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3.has a detachable cable
AKG K 272 HD
Philips CitiScape Downtown

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

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4.weight

240g

398g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K 272 HD
Philips CitiScape Downtown

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

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6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K 272 HD
Philips CitiScape Downtown

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

22000Hz

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

18Hz

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
Philips CitiScape Downtown

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

102dB/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 272 HD
Philips CitiScape Downtown

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

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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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 272 HD
Philips CitiScape Downtown

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

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K 272 HD
Philips CitiScape Downtown

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
AKG K 272 HD
Philips CitiScape Downtown

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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