56points

AKG K271 MKII

38points

AKG K553 Pro

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AKG K271 MKII vs AKG K553 Pro

AKG K271 MKII
AKG K553 Pro
56
points
AKG K271 MKII
38
points
AKG K553 Pro

Why is AKG K271 MKII better than AKG K553 Pro?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 420g lighter
    240gvs660g
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Why is AKG K553 Pro better than AKG K271 MKII?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    12Hzvs16Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 40dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    144dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • 20mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs30mm

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

AKG K271 MKII
AKG K553 Pro
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

AKG K271 MKII
AKG K553 Pro
3.has a detachable cable
?

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

AKG K271 MKII
AKG K553 Pro
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

240g

660g

5.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

AKG K271 MKII
AKG K553 Pro
6.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

AKG K271 MKII
AKG K553 Pro

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

28000Hz

28000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

16Hz

12Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

104dB/mW

144dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

AKG K271 MKII
AKG K553 Pro
5.impedance
?

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

55 Ohms

32 Ohms

6.driver unit size
?

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

30mm

50mm

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

AKG K271 MKII
AKG K553 Pro

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