62points

AKG K271 MKII

57points

JLab Audio Q1M

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AKG K271 MKII
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AKG K271 MKII vs JLab Audio Q1M

AKG K271 MKII
JLab Audio Q1M
AKG K271 MKII
JLab Audio Q1M
62
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57
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Why is AKG K271 MKII better than JLab Audio Q1M?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    16Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is JLab Audio Q1M better than AKG K271 MKII?

  • 39 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • 195g lighter
    45gvs240g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an in-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K271 MKII
JLab Audio Q1M

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 K271 MKII
JLab Audio Q1M

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 K271 MKII
JLab Audio Q1M

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

45g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K271 MKII
JLab Audio Q1M

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has an in-ear form
AKG K271 MKII
JLab Audio Q1M

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

20000Hz

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

16Hz

20Hz

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 K271 MKII
JLab Audio Q1M

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

86dB/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.impedance

55 Ohms

16 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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K271 MKII
JLab Audio Q1M

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 K271 MKII
JLab Audio Q1M

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
AKG K271 MKII
JLab Audio Q1M

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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