AKG K271 MKIISony MDR-HW700DS
Top 45%732 points
Top 45%
Top 55%602 points
Top 55%
AKG K271 MKII
Sony MDR-HW700DS
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AKG K271 MKII vs Sony MDR-HW700DS: 19 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
25000Hz

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

80g lighter.
240g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
320g

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
Sony MDR-HW700DS
48% have it

5. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
AKG K271 MKII
Sony MDR-HW700DS
33% have it

6. 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
Sony MDR-HW700DS
73% have it

7. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K271 MKII
Sony MDR-HW700DS
25% have it

8. 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
Sony MDR-HW700DS
38% have it

9. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
AKG K271 MKII
Sony MDR-HW700DS
44% 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
50mm

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
Sony MDR-HW700DS
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
Sony MDR-HW700DS
42% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K271 MKII
Sony MDR-HW700DS
53% have it

14. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K271 MKII
Sony MDR-HW700DS
42% have it

16. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
AKG K271 MKII
Sony MDR-HW700DS
8% 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
Sony MDR-HW700DS
8% have it

18. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.5m

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
Sony MDR-HW700DS
87% have it

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