37points

AKG K 512 MKII

92points

Fiil Iicon

47points

Philips SHP8500

AKG K 512 MKII
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AKG K 512 MKII vs Fiil Iicon vs Philips SHP8500

AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500
AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

Why is AKG K 512 MKII better than Fiil Iicon & Philips SHP8500?

  • Weight
    200gvs270,560g
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Fiil Iicon better than AKG K 512 MKII & Philips SHP8500?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Philips SHP8500 better than AKG K 512 MKII & Fiil Iicon?

  • Highest frequency
    28000Hzvs20000,22000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs16,15Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

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 an over-the-ear form
AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

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.

3.has a detachable cable
AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

4.weight

200g

270g

560g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

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

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

22000Hz

28000Hz

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

16Hz

15Hz

10Hz

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 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

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.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

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.

4.Has WiFi
AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

3.can be used as a headset
AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

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.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K 512 MKII
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHP8500

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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