50points
40points

AKG K275

70points
61points

Sony MDR-XB950N1

AKG K275
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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24 facts in comparison

AKG K275 vs Sony MDR-XB950N1

AKG K275
Sony MDR-XB950N1
50
points
AKG K275
70
points
Sony MDR-XB950N1

Why is AKG K275 better than Sony MDR-XB950N1?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    16Hzvs20Hz
  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 15 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
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    50mmvs40mm
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    2vs1
  • 3.8m longer cable
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    5mvs1.2m
  • Has a coil cable
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Why is Sony MDR-XB950N1 better than AKG K275?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 5g lighter
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    290gvs295g
  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Price comparison

AKG K275

ProductStorePrice
AKG K275 aliexpressEarphones & Headphones AKG 3405H00030 Po...Earphones & Headphones AKG 3405H00030 Portable Audio headset professional wired Earphone Headphone K275
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$198.56

Sony MDR-XB950N1

Buy used:

$99.00

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB950N1 AmazonSony 950N1 Extra Bass Wireless Bluetooth...Sony 950N1 Extra Bass Wireless Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Headphones - MDRXB950N1/B (Renewed)
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$79.99
Sony MDR-XB950N1 AmazonSony XB950N1 Extra Bass Wireless Noise C...Sony XB950N1 Extra Bass Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Green
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$249.99

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K275
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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-XB950N1
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-XB950N1
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

290g

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-XB950N1
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
AKG K275
Sony MDR-XB950N1
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.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.
2.highest frequency

28000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG K275
Sony MDR-XB950N1
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AKG K275
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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.
5.impedance

32 Ohms

47 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-XB950N1
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-XB950N1
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K275
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K275
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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-XB950N1
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.control panel placed on a device
AKG K275
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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.
2.warranty period

2

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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