59points

AKG K 495 NC

51points

Beyerdynamic T90

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AKG K 495 NC vs Beyerdynamic T90

AKG K 495 NC
Beyerdynamic T90
AKG K 495 NC
Beyerdynamic T90
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Why is AKG K 495 NC better than Beyerdynamic T90?

  • 224 Ohms lower impedance
    26 Ohmsvs250 Ohms
  • 115g lighter
    235gvs350g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded

Why is Beyerdynamic T90 better than AKG K 495 NC?

  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs20Hz
  • Has included ear pads
  • 1.6m longer cable
    3mvs1.4m
  • Has an open-back design

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 495 NC
Beyerdynamic T90

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 495 NC
Beyerdynamic T90

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 495 NC
Beyerdynamic T90

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

235g

350g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K 495 NC
Beyerdynamic T90

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

6.has included ear pads
AKG K 495 NC
Beyerdynamic T90

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

40000Hz

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

20Hz

5Hz

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 495 NC
Beyerdynamic T90

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

For example

RHA TrueConnect

4.sound pressure level

121dB/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.impedance

26 Ohms

250 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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K 495 NC
Beyerdynamic T90

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.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 495 NC
Beyerdynamic T90

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

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