39points
39points

AKG K240 MKII

49points
33points

AKG K550

Cost-effectiveness winner
AKG K240 MKII
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Comparison winner
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AKG K240 MKII vs AKG K550

AKG K240 MKII
AKG K550

Why is AKG K240 MKII better than AKG K550?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 65g lighter
    ?

    240gvs305g
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Why is AKG K550 better than AKG K240 MKII?

  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
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    12Hzvs15Hz
  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
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    28000Hzvs25000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    114dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • Sweat resistance
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  • 20mm bigger driver unit
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    50mmvs30mm
  • Can be folded
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Price comparison

AKG K240 MKII

ProductStorePrice
AKG K240 MKII AmazonAKG K 240 MK II Stereo Studio Headphones...AKG K 240 MK II Stereo Studio Headphones
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$89.95
AKG K240 MKII AmazonAKG K 240 MK II Professional Semi-Open S...AKG K 240 MK II Professional Semi-Open Stereo Headphones with Headphone Holder & Male to Stereo Female Extension Cable Bundle
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$163.90
AKG K240 MKII aliexpressPure Wool Headband Cushion For AKG K240 ...Pure Wool Headband Cushion For AKG K240 K240S K240 STUDIO K240 MKII Over Ear Headphone Pads Cover Top Up Head Band
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$4.02
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AKG K240 MKII aliexpress4ft/6ft Silver plated Audio Cable For AK...4ft/6ft Silver plated Audio Cable For AKG K550 MKIII MK3 K240 MKII MK2 K141 MKII MK2 K171 MKII MK2 K271 MKII MK2 Headphones
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K240 MKII
AKG K550
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 K240 MKII
AKG K550
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.has a detachable cable
AKG K240 MKII
AKG K550
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
AKG K240 MKII
AKG K550
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG K240 MKII
AKG K550
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

240g

305g

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.

Sound quality

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

25000Hz

28000Hz

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 K240 MKII
AKG K550
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
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.
5.sound pressure level

104dB/mW

114dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K240 MKII
AKG K550
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.Battery life

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The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K240 MKII
AKG K550
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
AKG K240 MKII
AKG K550
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
6.Has USB Type-C
AKG K240 MKII
AKG K550
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K240 MKII
AKG K550
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K240 MKII
AKG K550
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
AKG K240 MKII
AKG K550
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

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The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
AKG K240 MKII
AKG K550
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K240 MKII
AKG K550
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
AKG K240 MKII
AKG K550
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Price comparison

AKG K240 MKII

ProductStorePrice
AKG K240 MKII AmazonAKG K 240 MK II Stereo Studio Headphones...AKG K 240 MK II Stereo Studio Headphones
Amazon logo
$89.95
AKG K240 MKII AmazonAKG K 240 MK II Professional Semi-Open S...AKG K 240 MK II Professional Semi-Open Stereo Headphones with Headphone Holder & Male to Stereo Female Extension Cable Bundle
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$163.90
AKG K240 MKII aliexpressPure Wool Headband Cushion For AKG K240 ...Pure Wool Headband Cushion For AKG K240 K240S K240 STUDIO K240 MKII Over Ear Headphone Pads Cover Top Up Head Band
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$9.21
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$4.02
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$19.04
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$18.04
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