60points

AKG K271 MKII

44points

Brainwavz HM5

AKG K271 MKII
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AKG K271 MKII vs Brainwavz HM5

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
60
points
AKG K271 MKII
44
points
Brainwavz HM5

Why is AKG K271 MKII better than Brainwavz HM5?

  • 1500Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs26500Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 9 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    55 Ohmsvs64 Ohms
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • 1.7m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.3m
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Why is Brainwavz HM5 better than AKG K271 MKII?

  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs16Hz
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • 12mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    42mmvs30mm
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

Price comparison

Design

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

For example

Groov-e Sound Buds

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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
Brainwavz HM5
3.has a detachable cable
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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
Brainwavz HM5
4.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Skullcandy Vert

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
5.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

Skullcandy Crusher ANC

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

28000Hz

26500Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

10Hz

3.sound pressure level
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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

105dB/mW

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

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
5.impedance
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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

64 Ohms

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

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1060

106mm

30mm

42mm

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

For example

Groov-e Sound Buds

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Groov-e Sound Buds

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
3.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Groov-e Sound Buds

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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.

For example

Samsung Level On Wireless

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
4.Has Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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.

For example

Groov-e Sound Buds

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

For example

Skullcandy Vert

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
3.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

For example

Skullcandy Method ANC

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
4.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Samsung Level On Wireless

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
5.Has voice prompts
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With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

For example

Skullcandy Vert

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
6.has voice commands
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You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

For example

Groov-e Sound Buds

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5

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