53points

AKG K121 Studio

46points

AKG K99 Perception

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AKG K121 Studio vs AKG K99 Perception

AKG K121 Studio
AKG K99 Perception
AKG K121 Studio
AKG K99 Perception
53
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46
points

Why is AKG K121 Studio better than AKG K99 Perception?

  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is AKG K99 Perception better than AKG K121 Studio?

  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • 10g lighter
    210gvs220g
  • Has an over-the-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K121 Studio
AKG K99 Perception

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.

2.weight

220g

210g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a tangle free cable
AKG K121 Studio
AKG K99 Perception

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

4.has included ear pads
AKG K121 Studio
AKG K99 Perception

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.has an on-ear form
AKG K121 Studio
AKG K99 Perception

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

6.has a straight plug
AKG K121 Studio
AKG K99 Perception

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22500Hz

22000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

18Hz

18Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

114dB/mW

112dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

55 Ohms

32 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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K121 Studio
AKG K99 Perception

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K121 Studio
AKG K99 Perception

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

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