AKG K 495 NCSennheiser PXC 550
Top 52%645 points
Top 52%
Top 10%1,213 points
Top 10%
AKG K 495 NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
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AKG K 495 NC vs Sennheiser PXC 550: 23 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.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
23000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
20Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
17Hz

3. weight

8g lighter.
235g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
227g

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 495 NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.
26Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
490Ohms

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 495 NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
34% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
121dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
110dB/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 495 NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
39% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 495 NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
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 495 NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
45% have it

11. can be used as a headset

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.
AKG K 495 NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
38% have it

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 495 NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
52% have it

13. 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 495 NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
42% have it

14. 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 495 NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
76% have it

16. control panel placed on a device

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.
AKG K 495 NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
15% have it

17. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 495 NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
63% have it

18. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AKG K 495 NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
17% have it

19. has active noise canceling/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 495 NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
12% have it

20. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
AKG K 495 NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
9% have it

21. 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 495 NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
86% have it

22. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
AKG K 495 NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
10% have it

23. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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.
AKG K 495 NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
3% have it

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