50points
40points

AKG K275

76points
55points

Sony MDR-1000X

AKG K275
akg-k275 1
akg-k275 2
akg-k275 3
akg-k275 4
akg-k275 5
akg-k275 6
Sony MDR-1000X
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
sony-mdr-1000x 1
sony-mdr-1000x 2
sony-mdr-1000x 3
sony-mdr-1000x 4
sony-mdr-1000x 5
sony-mdr-1000x 6
sony-mdr-1000x 7
sony-mdr-1000x 8
sony-mdr-1000x 9
sony-mdr-1000x 10
vs
vs

23 facts in comparison

AKG K275 vs Sony MDR-1000X

AKG K275
Sony MDR-1000X
50
points
AKG K275
76
points
Sony MDR-1000X

Why is AKG K275 better than Sony MDR-1000X?

  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    109dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • 10.2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs39.8mm
  • Has a coil cable
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-1000X better than AKG K275?

  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs16Hz
  • 12000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs28000Hz
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • 20g lighter
    ?

    275gvs295g

Price comparison

AKG K275

ProductStorePrice
AKG K275 AmazonAKG Pro Audio K275 Over-Ear, Closed-Back...AKG Pro Audio K275 Over-Ear, Closed-Back, Lightweight, Foldable Studio Headphones
Amazon logo
$69.00
AKG K275 aliexpressEarphones & Headphones AKG 3405H00030 Po...Earphones & Headphones AKG 3405H00030 Portable Audio headset professional wired Earphone Headphone K275
aliexpress logo
$198.56

Sony MDR-1000X

Buy used:

$79.98

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-1000X AmazonSony Premium Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth...Sony Premium Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone, Black (MDR1000X/B)
Amazon logo
$398.00

Cheap alternatives

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K275
Sony MDR-1000X
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 an over-the-ear form
AKG K275
Sony MDR-1000X
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.
3.has a detachable cable
AKG K275
Sony MDR-1000X
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

295g

275g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
AKG K275
Sony MDR-1000X
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
AKG K275
Sony MDR-1000X
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

16Hz

4Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

28000Hz

40000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AKG K275
Sony MDR-1000X
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
4.sound pressure level

109dB/mW

103dB/mW

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

32 Ohms

46 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K275
Sony MDR-1000X
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K275
Sony MDR-1000X
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K275
Sony MDR-1000X
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K275
Sony MDR-1000X
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG K275
Sony MDR-1000X
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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K275
Sony MDR-1000X
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.
2.control panel placed on a device
AKG K275
Sony MDR-1000X
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.

Which are the best headphones?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.