AKG K 550Shure SRH440
Top 36%439 points
Top 36%
Top 30%475 points
Top 30%
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AKG K 550 vs Shure SRH440: 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.

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

3. weight

33g lighter.

4. has sound isolation / passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
AKG K 550
Shure SRH440
49% have it

5. 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.

6. 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 550
Shure SRH440
35% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

8. 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 550
Shure SRH440
38% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 550
Shure SRH440
31% have it

10. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

11. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K 550
Shure SRH440
74% have it

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 550
Shure SRH440
55% have it

13. 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 550
Shure SRH440
42% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 550
Shure SRH440
65% have it

15. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AKG K 550
Shure SRH440
8% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

17. 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 550
Shure SRH440
87% have it

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