53points

AKG K 550

65points

Denon AH-W200

97points

Sennheiser PXC 550

88points

Sony MDR-100ABN

AKG K 550
Denon AH-W200
Comparison winner
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
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28 facts in comparison

AKG K 550 vs Denon AH-W200 vs Sennheiser PXC 550 vs Sony MDR-100ABN

AKG K 550
Denon AH-W200
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
AKG K 550
Denon AH-W200
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
53
points
65
points
97
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88
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Why is AKG K 550 better than Denon AH-W200 & Sennheiser PXC 550 & Sony MDR-100ABN?

Why is Denon AH-W200 better than AKG K 550 & Sennheiser PXC 550 & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32,490,32 Ohms
  • Weight
    23gvs305,227,290g
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than AKG K 550 & Denon AH-W200 & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has an in-line control panel

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than AKG K 550 & Denon AH-W200 & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Highest frequency
    40000Hzvs28000,25000,23000Hz
  • Has an on-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 550
Denon AH-W200
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 550
Denon AH-W200
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 550
Denon AH-W200
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

305g

23g

227g

290g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K 550
Denon AH-W200
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

6.has an in-ear form
AKG K 550
Denon AH-W200
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

25000Hz

23000Hz

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

12Hz

5Hz

17Hz

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 550
Denon AH-W200
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

4.sound pressure level

114dB/mW

102dB/mW

110dB/mW

103dB/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

32 Ohms

16 Ohms

490 Ohms

32 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 a neodymium magnet
AKG K 550
Denon AH-W200
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K 550
Denon AH-W200
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K 550
Denon AH-W200
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K 550
Denon AH-W200
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 550
Denon AH-W200
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 550
Denon AH-W200
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 550
Denon AH-W200
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K 550
Denon AH-W200
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.can be used as a headset
AKG K 550
Denon AH-W200
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
AKG K 550
Denon AH-W200
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

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