52points

AKG K 550

90points

Philips SHB8750NC

87points

Sony MDR-ZX770BN

AKG K 550
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AKG K 550 vs Philips SHB8750NC vs Sony MDR-ZX770BN

AKG K 550
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
AKG K 550
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Why is AKG K 550 better than Philips SHB8750NC & Sony MDR-ZX770BN?

    Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than AKG K 550 & Sony MDR-ZX770BN?

    • Weight
      226gvs305,245g
    • Impedance
      16 Ohmsvs32,23 Ohms
    • Has a battery level indicator
    • Has included ear pads

    Why is Sony MDR-ZX770BN better than AKG K 550 & Philips SHB8750NC?

    • Lowest frequency
      8Hzvs12,10Hz
    • Travel bag is included
    • Has an L-shaped plug
    • Has a noise canceling microphone

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    AKG K 550
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    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 550
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    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.weight

    305g

    226g

    245g

    Best

    Sony MDR-EX150AP

    3g

    4.has a detachable cable
    AKG K 550
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

    5.can be folded
    AKG K 550
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

    6.has included ear pads
    AKG K 550
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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    Sound quality

    1.lowest frequency

    12Hz

    10Hz

    8Hz

    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

    2.highest frequency

    28000Hz

    22000Hz

    22000Hz

    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

    3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    AKG K 550
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    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

    105dB/mW

    98dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
    AKG K 550
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

    6.impedance

    32 Ohms

    16 Ohms

    23 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

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    Power

    1.has a battery level indicator
    AKG K 550
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    AKG K 550
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    AKG K 550
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    AKG K 550
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    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
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    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.

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    AKG K 550
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    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
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    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 a noise canceling microphone
    AKG K 550
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

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