59points

AKG K167 Tiesto

62points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50

AKG K167 Tiesto
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AKG K167 Tiesto vs Audio-Technica ATH-M50

AKG K167 Tiesto
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
AKG K167 Tiesto
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
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points
62
points

Why is AKG K167 Tiesto better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs15Hz
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • 34g lighter
    250gvs284g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50 better than AKG K167 Tiesto?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
    28000Hzvs27000Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    45mmvs40mm
  • Has a coiled cord

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K167 Tiesto
Audio-Technica ATH-M50

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 an over-the-ear form
AKG K167 Tiesto
Audio-Technica ATH-M50

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.

3.weight

250g

284g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a tangle free cable
AKG K167 Tiesto
Audio-Technica ATH-M50

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.can be folded
AKG K167 Tiesto
Audio-Technica ATH-M50

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

6.has included ear pads
AKG K167 Tiesto
Audio-Technica ATH-M50

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

27000Hz

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

10Hz

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 K167 Tiesto
Audio-Technica ATH-M50

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

112dB/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

32 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 K167 Tiesto
Audio-Technica ATH-M50

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.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K167 Tiesto
Audio-Technica ATH-M50

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

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