45points

AKG K 550

56points

Sony MDR-100AAP

AKG K 550
Sony MDR-100AAP
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22 facts in comparison

AKG K 550 vs Sony MDR-100AAP

AKG K 550
Sony MDR-100AAP

Why is AKG K 550 better than Sony MDR-100AAP?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 11dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    114dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs40mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-100AAP better than AKG K 550?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs12Hz
  • 32000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    60000Hzvs28000Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
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    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • 85g lighter
    ?

    220gvs305g
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-100AAP
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
Sony MDR-100AAP
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
Sony MDR-100AAP
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

305g

220g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-100AAP
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-100AAP
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

12Hz

5Hz

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

28000Hz

60000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-100AAP
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

103dB/mW

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

32 Ohms

24 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-100AAP
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-100AAP
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-100AAP
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-100AAP
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.Has an in-line control panel
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-100AAP
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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