53points

AKG K121 Studio

58points

Sennheiser IE80

AKG K121 Studio
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AKG K121 Studio vs Sennheiser IE80

AKG K121 Studio
Sennheiser IE80
AKG K121 Studio
Sennheiser IE80
53
points
58
points

Why is AKG K121 Studio better than Sennheiser IE80?

  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Sennheiser IE80 better than AKG K121 Studio?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs18Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 39 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • 215g lighter
    5gvs220g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 11dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    125dB/mWvs114dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Travel bag is included

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K121 Studio
Sennheiser IE80

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
Sennheiser IE80

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

3.weight

220g

5g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has an in-ear form
AKG K121 Studio
Sennheiser IE80

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.

5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K121 Studio
Sennheiser IE80

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has included ear pads
AKG K121 Studio
Sennheiser IE80

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22500Hz

20000Hz

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

10Hz

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

125dB/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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K121 Studio
Sennheiser IE80

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

5.impedance

55 Ohms

16 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
Sennheiser IE80

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K121 Studio
Sennheiser IE80

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

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