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AKG K 272 HD
Sony MDR-Z1R
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Top 33%
AKG K 272 HD
Sony MDR-Z1R
Top specs and features

AKG K 272 HD vs Sony MDR-Z1R: 16 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.
28000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
120000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
16Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
4Hz

3. 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 272 HD
Sony MDR-Z1R
44% have it

4. weight

145g lighter.
240g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
385g

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.
55 Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4 Ohms
64 Ohms

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 272 HD
Sony MDR-Z1R
36% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
91dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
100dB/mW

8. 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 272 HD
Sony MDR-Z1R
39% have it

9. 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 272 HD
Sony MDR-Z1R
76% have it

10. has active noise cancelling (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 272 HD
Sony MDR-Z1R
15% 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 272 HD
Sony MDR-Z1R
39% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 272 HD
Sony MDR-Z1R
64% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 272 HD
Sony MDR-Z1R
48% have it

14. 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 272 HD
Sony MDR-Z1R
30% have it

15. 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 272 HD
Sony MDR-Z1R
80% have it

16. 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 272 HD
Sony MDR-Z1R
22% have it

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