52points

AKG K 550

41points

Skullcandy 50/50

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AKG K 550 vs Skullcandy 50/50

AKG K 550
Skullcandy 50/50
AKG K 550
Skullcandy 50/50

Why is AKG K 550 better than Skullcandy 50/50?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    12Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form

Why is Skullcandy 50/50 better than AKG K 550?

  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 550
Skullcandy 50/50

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
Skullcandy 50/50

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 550
Skullcandy 50/50

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

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Microsoft Surface Headphones

4.can be folded
AKG K 550
Skullcandy 50/50

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

5.has an in-ear form
AKG K 550
Skullcandy 50/50

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.

6.has included ear pads
AKG K 550
Skullcandy 50/50

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

12Hz

20Hz

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

20000Hz

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
Skullcandy 50/50

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

4.driver unit size

50mm

11mm

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

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

5.impedance

32 Ohms

16 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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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 550
Skullcandy 50/50

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
AKG K 550
Skullcandy 50/50

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

2.can be used as a headset
AKG K 550
Skullcandy 50/50

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.

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