59points

AKG K3003

42points

Focal Utopia

AKG K3003
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18 facts in comparison

AKG K3003 vs Focal Utopia

AKG K3003
Focal Utopia
59
points
AKG K3003
42
points
Focal Utopia

Why is AKG K3003 better than Focal Utopia?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 21dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    125dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • 82 Ohms lower impedance
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    8 Ohmsvs90 Ohms
  • Sweat resistance
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  • 480g lighter
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    10gvs490g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Why is Focal Utopia better than AKG K3003?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
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    50000Hzvs30000Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 2.8m longer cable
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    4mvs1.2m
  • Has an open-back design
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Price comparison

Focal Utopia

Buy used:

$514.00

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Focal Utopia AmazonFocal Utopia Open Back Over-Ear Headphon...Focal Utopia Open Back Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
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$3,990.00
Focal Utopia AmazonFocal Clear Over-Ear High-Resolution Aud...Focal Clear Over-Ear High-Resolution Audiophile Headphones (Gray)
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$1,490.00
Focal Utopia AmazonFocal Stellia Closed-Back Circum-Aural O...Focal Stellia Closed-Back Circum-Aural Over-Ear Headphones (Cognac)
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$2,990.00
Focal Utopia AmazonFocal Utopia Open Back Circumaural Headp...Focal Utopia Open Back Circumaural Headphones
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$3,990.00
Focal Utopia AmazonFocal Clear Professional Open-Back Over-...Focal Clear Professional Open-Back Over-Ear Headphones (Red/Black)
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$1,499.00
Focal Utopia AmazonSennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone ...Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone System
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$1,676.69
Focal Utopia AmazonFocal Utopia Soft Cushion Ear Pads (Pair...Focal Utopia Soft Cushion Ear Pads (Pair)
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$290.00
Focal Utopia AmazonFocal HPStand - Headphone Stand for Utop...Focal HPStand - Headphone Stand for Utopia, Clear, and Elear Headphones
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$349.00
Focal Utopia AmazonFocal Open Back Over-Ear Headphone
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$999.00

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K3003
Focal Utopia
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.
2.has a detachable cable
AKG K3003
Focal Utopia
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.sweat resistance
AKG K3003
Focal Utopia
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.weight

10g

490g

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.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG K3003
Focal Utopia
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.travel bag is included
AKG K3003
Focal Utopia
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

5Hz

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

30000Hz

50000Hz

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 K3003
Focal Utopia
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

125dB/mW

104dB/mW

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

8 Ohms

90 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.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K3003
Focal Utopia
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.Has an in-line control panel
AKG K3003
Focal Utopia
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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