57points

AKG K171 MKII

50points

SoundMagic HP150

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AKG K171 MKII vs SoundMagic HP150

AKG K171 MKII
SoundMagic HP150
AKG K171 MKII
SoundMagic HP150
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points
50
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Why is AKG K171 MKII better than SoundMagic HP150?

  • 48g lighter
    240gvs288g
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is SoundMagic HP150 better than AKG K171 MKII?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    30000Hzvs26000Hz
  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs18Hz
  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • 23mm bigger driver unit
    53mmvs30mm
  • Travel bag is included

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K171 MKII
SoundMagic HP150

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
SoundMagic HP150

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K171 MKII
SoundMagic HP150

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.

4.weight

240g

288g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K171 MKII
SoundMagic HP150

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

6.has included ear pads
AKG K171 MKII
SoundMagic HP150

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

26000Hz

30000Hz

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

18Hz

10Hz

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 K171 MKII
SoundMagic HP150

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

32 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

5.driver unit size

30mm

53mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K171 MKII
SoundMagic HP150

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

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