39points

AKG K171 MKII

26points

Bang & Olufsen Form 2

AKG K171 MKII
Comparison winner
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12 facts in comparison

AKG K171 MKII vs Bang & Olufsen Form 2

AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Form 2

Why is AKG K171 MKII better than Bang & Olufsen Form 2?

  • 22Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    18Hzvs40Hz
  • 6000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    26000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a coil cable
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Why is Bang & Olufsen Form 2 better than AKG K171 MKII?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 25 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    30 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • 154g lighter
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    86gvs240g

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Form 2
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 K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Form 2
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.weight

240g

86g

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.
4.has an on-ear form
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Form 2
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.
5.cable length

3m

1.2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
6.Has a coil cable
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Form 2
A coil cable offers more flexibility, as it can be further extended when in use, as well as retracted to take up less space when not in use.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

18Hz

40Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

26000Hz

20000Hz

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 K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Form 2
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.impedance

55 Ohms

30 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.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Form 2
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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