AKG K271 MKIISennheiser IE 800
Top 45%732 points
Top 45%
Top 55%603 points
Top 55%
AKG K271 MKII
Sennheiser IE 800
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AKG K271 MKII vs Sennheiser IE 800: 21 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
28000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
45000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
16Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
5Hz

3. weight

232g lighter.
240g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
8g

4. has sound isolation/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
Sennheiser IE 800
48% have it

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.
55Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
16Ohms

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
104dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
125dB/mW

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K271 MKII
Sennheiser IE 800
73% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K271 MKII
Sennheiser IE 800
25% have it

9. 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
Sennheiser IE 800
38% have it

10. 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.
30mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
7mm

11. 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
Sennheiser IE 800
75% have it

12. 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
Sennheiser IE 800
42% have it

13. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K271 MKII
Sennheiser IE 800
32% have it

14. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K271 MKII
Sennheiser IE 800
53% have it

16. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K271 MKII
Sennheiser IE 800
64% have it

17. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AKG K271 MKII
Sennheiser IE 800
8% have it

18. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.1m

19. 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
Sennheiser IE 800
87% have it

20. has an in-ear form

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.
AKG K271 MKII
Sennheiser IE 800
33% have it

21. has an open-back design

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
AKG K271 MKII
Sennheiser IE 800
10% have it

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