AKG K167 TiestoSony MDR-XB800
Top 46%721 points
Top 46%
Top 40%806 points
Top 40%
AKG K167 Tiesto
Sony MDR-XB800
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AKG K167 Tiesto vs Sony MDR-XB800: 19 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
27000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
28000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
10Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
3Hz

3. weight

40g lighter.
250g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
290g

4. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
AKG K167 Tiesto
Sony MDR-XB800
46% have it

5. impedance

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.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
24Ohms

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
AKG K167 Tiesto
Sony MDR-XB800
34% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
112dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
106dB/mW

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K167 Tiesto
Sony MDR-XB800
72% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K167 Tiesto
Sony MDR-XB800
25% have it

10. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
AKG K167 Tiesto
Sony MDR-XB800
39% have it

11. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K167 Tiesto
Sony MDR-XB800
32% have it

12. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
40mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
50mm

13. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K167 Tiesto
Sony MDR-XB800
76% have it

14. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K167 Tiesto
Sony MDR-XB800
52% have it

16. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K167 Tiesto
Sony MDR-XB800
41% have it

17. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
AKG K167 Tiesto
Sony MDR-XB800
86% have it

18. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
AKG K167 Tiesto
Sony MDR-XB800
23% have it

19. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
4.3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

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