40points

AKG K141 MKII

60points

SoundMagic MP21

AKG K141 MKII
SoundMagic MP21
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AKG K141 MKII vs SoundMagic MP21

AKG K141 MKII
SoundMagic MP21

Why is AKG K141 MKII better than SoundMagic MP21?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
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    24000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 17dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    114dB/mWvs97dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 21mm bigger driver unit
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    30mmvs9mm
  • Has an on-ear form
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  • 1.8m longer cable
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    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a coil cable
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is SoundMagic MP21 better than AKG K141 MKII?

  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    15Hzvs18Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 43 Ohms lower impedance
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    12 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Sweat resistance
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  • Can be used as a headset
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Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K141 MKII
SoundMagic MP21
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
SoundMagic MP21
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.sweat resistance
AKG K141 MKII
SoundMagic MP21
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.weight

225g

8g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG K141 MKII
SoundMagic MP21
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.travel bag is included
AKG K141 MKII
SoundMagic MP21
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.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.
2.highest frequency

24000Hz

22000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG K141 MKII
SoundMagic MP21
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AKG K141 MKII
SoundMagic MP21
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
5.sound pressure level

114dB/mW

97dB/mW

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

55 Ohms

12 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.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K141 MKII
SoundMagic MP21
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K141 MKII
SoundMagic MP21
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K141 MKII
SoundMagic MP21
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
AKG K141 MKII
SoundMagic MP21
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
AKG K141 MKII
SoundMagic MP21
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
4.Has an in-line control panel
AKG K141 MKII
SoundMagic MP21
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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