57points

AKG K 430

67points

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

92points

Fiil Iicon

92points

Philips SHB8750NC

AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
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Philips SHB8750NC
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33 facts in comparison

AKG K 430 vs Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs Fiil Iicon vs Philips SHB8750NC

AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC
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67
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92
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92
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Why is AKG K 430 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M40x & Fiil Iicon & Philips SHB8750NC?

  • Weight
    110gvs240,270,226g
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M40x better than AKG K 430 & Fiil Iicon & Philips SHB8750NC?

  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Fiil Iicon better than AKG K 430 & Audio-Technica ATH-M40x & Philips SHB8750NC?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than AKG K 430 & Audio-Technica ATH-M40x & Fiil Iicon?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs12,15,15Hz
  • Has included ear pads

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC

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 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC

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

110g

240g

270g

226g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC

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

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

24000Hz

22000Hz

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

12Hz

15Hz

15Hz

10Hz

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 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

4.Has WiFi
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

2.can be used as a headset
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC

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

4.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHB8750NC

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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