AKG K 430Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
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AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
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AKG K 430 vs Audio-Technica ATH-ES88: 17 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
26000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
12Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
9Hz

3. weight

20g lighter.
110g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
130g

4. 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 430
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
46% have it

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.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
34Ohms

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
125dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
103dB/mW

7. 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 430
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
72% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
25% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
32% have it

10. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
45% have it

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
52% have it

12. 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 430
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
76% have it

13. 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 430
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
31% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
63% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.1m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

17. 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 430
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
23% have it

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