43points

AKG K 550

60points

Sony MDR-10RNC

AKG K 550
Sony MDR-10RNC
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21 facts in comparison

AKG K 550 vs Sony MDR-10RNC

AKG K 550
Sony MDR-10RNC

Why is AKG K 550 better than Sony MDR-10RNC?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
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    28000Hzvs24000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 13dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    114dB/mWvs101dB/mW
  • 18 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
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    50mmvs40mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
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    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sony MDR-10RNC better than AKG K 550?

  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
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    6Hzvs12Hz
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 100g lighter
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    205gvs305g
  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-10RNC
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-10RNC
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-10RNC
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

205g

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-10RNC
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-10RNC
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

12Hz

6Hz

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

24000Hz

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-10RNC
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-10RNC
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
5.sound pressure level

114dB/mW

101dB/mW

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

32 Ohms

50 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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-10RNC
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-10RNC
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.Has an in-line control panel
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-10RNC
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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