AKG K 495 NCSony MDR-7550
Top 52%622 points
Top 52%
Top 49%670 points
Top 49%
AKG K 495 NC
Sony MDR-7550
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AKG K 495 NC vs Sony MDR-7550: 21 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
28000Hz

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
3Hz

3. weight

228g lighter.
235g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
7g

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
16Ohms

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
Sony MDR-7550
33% 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
108dB/mW

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K 495 NC
Sony MDR-7550
73% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K 495 NC
Sony MDR-7550
25% have it

9. 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
Sony MDR-7550
38% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 495 NC
Sony MDR-7550
31% have it

11. 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
Sony MDR-7550
44% have it

12. 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
Sony MDR-7550
75% have it

13. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K 495 NC
Sony MDR-7550
32% have it

14. 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
Sony MDR-7550
54% have it

15. 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
Sony MDR-7550
42% have it

16. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K 495 NC
Sony MDR-7550
42% have it

17. 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
Sony MDR-7550
13% have it

18. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 495 NC
Sony MDR-7550
64% have it

19. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.4m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.6m

20. 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
Sony MDR-7550
87% have it

21. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
AKG K 495 NC
Sony MDR-7550
33% have it

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