46points
42points

AKG K240 MKII

44points
52points

AKG K72

AKG K240 MKII
Comparison winner
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AKG K72
Cost-effectiveness winner
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17 facts in comparison

AKG K240 MKII vs AKG K72

AKG K240 MKII
AKG K72
46
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AKG K240 MKII
44
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AKG K72

Why is AKG K240 MKII better than AKG K72?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
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    15Hzvs16Hz
  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
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    25000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has a coil cable
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Why is AKG K72 better than AKG K240 MKII?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    112dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
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    40mmvs30mm
  • 40g lighter
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    200gvs240g

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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$103.61
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 K72

ProductStorePrice
AKG K72 AmazonAkg K72 Closed-Back Studio Headphones
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$56.95
AKG K72 AmazonAKG Pro Audio K72 Over-Ear, Closed-Back,...AKG Pro Audio K72 Over-Ear, Closed-Back, Studio Headphones, Matte Black
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$34.00
AKG K72 aliexpressEarphones & Headphones AKG 3169H00020 Po...Earphones & Headphones AKG 3169H00020 Portable Audio headset professional wired Earphone Headphone K72
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$42.87

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K240 MKII
AKG K72
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 K72
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 K72
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

240g

200g

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.
5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K240 MKII
AKG K72
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
6.cable length

3m

3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

16Hz

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

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 K240 MKII
AKG K72
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.sound pressure level

104dB/mW

112dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.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.
6.driver unit size

30mm

40mm

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K240 MKII
AKG K72
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K240 MKII
AKG K72
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K240 MKII
AKG K72
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.

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