53points

AKG K121 Studio

67points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

AKG K121 Studio
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19 facts in comparison

AKG K121 Studio vs Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
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67
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Why is AKG K121 Studio better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x?

  • 65g lighter
    220gvs285g
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50x better than AKG K121 Studio?

  • 5500Hz higher high-frequency
    28000Hzvs22500Hz
  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs18Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 17 Ohms lower impedance
    38 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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 a detachable cable
AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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.

4.weight

220g

285g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22500Hz

28000Hz

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

15Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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

99dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

55 Ohms

38 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

6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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 K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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

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