57points

AKG K141 MKII

62points

Shure SRH440

AKG K141 MKII
Comparison winner
Shure SRH440
vs
vs

20 facts in comparison

AKG K141 MKII vs Shure SRH440

AKG K141 MKII
Shure SRH440
AKG K141 MKII
Shure SRH440
57
points
62
points

Why is AKG K141 MKII better than Shure SRH440?

  • 47g lighter
    225gvs272g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Shure SRH440 better than AKG K141 MKII?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs18Hz
  • 11 Ohms lower impedance
    44 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs30mm
  • Travel bag is included

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K141 MKII
Shure SRH440

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 K141 MKII
Shure SRH440

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 K141 MKII
Shure SRH440

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

225g

272g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K141 MKII
Shure SRH440

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

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K141 MKII
Shure SRH440

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

24000Hz

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

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

105dB/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

44 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

5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K141 MKII
Shure SRH440

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.driver unit size

30mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K141 MKII
Shure SRH440

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K141 MKII
Shure SRH440

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

Videos

Powered by

Top 10 headphones

Add to comparison
    This page is currently only available in English.