AKG K 550Sony MDR-HW300K
Top 54%642 points
Top 54%
Top 58%595 points
Top 58%
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-HW300K
Top specs and features

AKG K 550 vs Sony MDR-HW300K: 16 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.
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz

3. weight

115g lighter.
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g

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
Sony MDR-HW300K
45% have it

5. 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
Sony MDR-HW300K
35% have it

6. 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
Sony MDR-HW300K
39% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-HW300K
31% have it

8. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-HW300K
76% have it

9. 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.
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm

10. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-HW300K
21% have it

11. 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
Sony MDR-HW300K
40% 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
Sony MDR-HW300K
50% have it

13. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-HW300K
31% have it

14. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
AKG K 550
Sony MDR-HW300K
12% have it

15. 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
Sony MDR-HW300K
83% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m

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