AKG K 550Westone ES5
Top 55%590 points
Top 55%
Top 56%569 points
Top 56%
AKG K 550
Westone ES5
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Top specs and features

AKG K 550 vs Westone ES5: 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.
28000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
12Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
8Hz

3. 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
Westone ES5
48% have it

4. 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.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
20Ohms

5. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
114dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
120dB/mW

6. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K 550
Westone ES5
73% have it

7. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K 550
Westone ES5
25% have it

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
Westone ES5
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
Westone ES5
31% have it

10. 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
Westone ES5
75% have it

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 550
Westone ES5
54% have it

12. 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
Westone ES5
32% 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
Westone ES5
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
Westone ES5
64% 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
Westone ES5
87% have it

16. has an in-ear form

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.
AKG K 550
Westone ES5
33% have it

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