57points

AKG K240 MKII

92points

Sony MDR-1000X

AKG K240 MKII
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Sony MDR-1000X
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AKG K240 MKII vs Sony MDR-1000X

AKG K240 MKII
Sony MDR-1000X
AKG K240 MKII
Sony MDR-1000X
57
points
92
points

Why is AKG K240 MKII better than Sony MDR-1000X?

  • 35g lighter
    240gvs275g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Sony MDR-1000X better than AKG K240 MKII?

  • 15000Hz higher high-frequency
    40000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 11Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs15Hz
  • 9 Ohms lower impedance
    46 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K240 MKII
Sony MDR-1000X

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 K240 MKII
Sony MDR-1000X

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 K240 MKII
Sony MDR-1000X

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

275g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K240 MKII
Sony MDR-1000X

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.can be folded
AKG K240 MKII
Sony MDR-1000X

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

25000Hz

40000Hz

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

4Hz

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.sound pressure level

104dB/mW

103dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

55 Ohms

46 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.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K240 MKII
Sony MDR-1000X

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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K240 MKII
Sony MDR-1000X

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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K240 MKII
Sony MDR-1000X

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K240 MKII
Sony MDR-1000X

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K240 MKII
Sony MDR-1000X

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG K240 MKII
Sony MDR-1000X

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K240 MKII
Sony MDR-1000X

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.

2.can be used as a headset
AKG K240 MKII
Sony MDR-1000X

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

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