57points

AKG K167 Tiesto

65points

Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

100points

Sony WH-1000XM3

AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
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Sony WH-1000XM3
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AKG K167 Tiesto vs Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless vs Sony WH-1000XM3

AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is AKG K167 Tiesto better than Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless & Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs32,47 Ohms
  • Has a tangle free cable

Why is Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless better than AKG K167 Tiesto & Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • Weight
    180gvs250,255g

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than AKG K167 Tiesto & Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless?

  • Highest frequency
    40000Hzvs27000,20000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    4Hzvs10,20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

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
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

180g

255g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

5.can be folded
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

20Hz

4Hz

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

2.highest frequency

27000Hz

20000Hz

40000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

4.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

5.impedance

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

47 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 active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

4.Has USB Type-C
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

4.Has WiFi
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

3.can be used as a headset
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

5.has voice prompts
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

6.has voice commands
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
AKG K167 Tiesto
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM3

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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