AKG K 495 NCShure SRH1840
Top 52%644 points
Top 52%
Top 49%680 points
Top 49%
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AKG K 495 NC vs Shure SRH1840: 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.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
30000Hz

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
10Hz

3. weight

33g lighter.
235g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
268g

4. 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
65Ohms

5. 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
Shure SRH1840
34% have it

6. 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
96dB/mW

7. 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
Shure SRH1840
39% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 495 NC
Shure SRH1840
32% have it

9. 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
Shure SRH1840
52% have it

10. 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
Shure SRH1840
42% have it

11. 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
Shure SRH1840
76% have it

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K 495 NC
Shure SRH1840
41% have it

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 495 NC
Shure SRH1840
63% have it

14. 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
Shure SRH1840
12% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.4m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
2.1m

17. has an open-back design

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
AKG K 495 NC
Shure SRH1840
10% have it

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