46points

AKG K 430

45points

Sony MDR-ZX310AP

AKG K 430
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20 facts in comparison

AKG K 430 vs Sony MDR-ZX310AP

AKG K 430
Sony MDR-ZX310AP

Why is AKG K 430 better than Sony MDR-ZX310AP?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
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    28000Hzvs24000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 27dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    125dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • 15g lighter
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    110gvs125g
  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sony MDR-ZX310AP better than AKG K 430?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs12Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
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    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • 0.1m longer cable
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    1.2mvs1.1m
  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Price comparison

Sony MDR-ZX310AP

Buy used:

$159.95

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Sony MDR-ZX310AP AmazonSony ZX Series MDR-ZX310AP Headband Ster...Sony ZX Series MDR-ZX310AP Headband Stereo Headset
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$29.00
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$31.95
Sony MDR-ZX310AP AmazonSony ZX MDR-ZX310AP/W .Headband Stereo H...Sony ZX MDR-ZX310AP/W .Headband Stereo Headset
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$22.99
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$24.99
Sony MDR-ZX310AP AmazonSony MDR-ZX310-BLACK Wired Headphones wi...Sony MDR-ZX310-BLACK Wired Headphones with Lightweight Adjustable Headband and Swivel Earcups
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$23.99
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$43.20
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$23.99
Sony MDR-ZX310AP AmazonSONY Stereo Headphones White MDR-XD150/W...SONY Stereo Headphones White MDR-XD150/W
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Sony MDR-ZX310AP AmazonSony MDR-ZX110AP Extra Bass Wired Headph...Sony MDR-ZX110AP Extra Bass Wired Headphones with Mic, Smartphone Headset for iPhone & Android with in-Line Remote & Microphone, Neodymium Magnets & 30mm Drivers, Black (Renewed)
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$18.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 430
Sony MDR-ZX310AP
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
Sony MDR-ZX310AP
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.weight

110g

125g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.can be folded
AKG K 430
Sony MDR-ZX310AP
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
5.travel bag is included
AKG K 430
Sony MDR-ZX310AP
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an on-ear form
AKG K 430
Sony MDR-ZX310AP
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.

Sound quality

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

28000Hz

24000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG K 430
Sony MDR-ZX310AP
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

125dB/mW

98dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 430
Sony MDR-ZX310AP
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

32 Ohms

24 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.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 430
Sony MDR-ZX310AP
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 430
Sony MDR-ZX310AP
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K 430
Sony MDR-ZX310AP
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.Has an in-line control panel
AKG K 430
Sony MDR-ZX310AP
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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