56points

AKG K240 MKII

65points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

AKG K240 MKII
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AKG K240 MKII vs Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

AKG K240 MKII
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
AKG K240 MKII
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Why is AKG K240 MKII better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x?

  • 45g lighter
    240gvs285g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50x better than AKG K240 MKII?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    28000Hzvs25000Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 17 Ohms lower impedance
    38 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be folded
  • 15mm bigger driver unit
    45mmvs30mm
  • Travel bag is included

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K240 MKII
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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

285g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K240 MKII
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K240 MKII
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

25000Hz

28000Hz

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

15Hz

15Hz

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 K240 MKII
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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

99dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K240 MKII
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.driver unit size

30mm

45mm

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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K240 MKII
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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

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