59points

AKG K3003

43points

HiFiMAN HE-300

AKG K3003
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HiFiMAN HE-300
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AKG K3003 vs HiFiMAN HE-300

AKG K3003
HiFiMAN HE-300
59
points
AKG K3003
43
points
HiFiMAN HE-300

Why is AKG K3003 better than HiFiMAN HE-300?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs15Hz
  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
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    30000Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 32dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    125dB/mWvs93dB/mW
  • 42 Ohms lower impedance
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    8 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • Sweat resistance
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  • 260g lighter
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    10gvs270g
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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Why is HiFiMAN HE-300 better than AKG K3003?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 1.8m longer cable
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    3mvs1.2m
  • Has an open-back design
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Price comparison

HiFiMAN HE-300

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$149.03

ProductStorePrice
HiFiMAN HE-300 AmazonHIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-Size Plana...HIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphones Adjustable Headphone with Comfortable Earpads Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping
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$499.00
HiFiMAN HE-300 AmazonHIFIMAN HE400S Over Ear Full-Size Planar...HIFIMAN HE400S Over Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphone
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$229.00
HiFiMAN HE-300 AmazonHIFIMAN Deva Over-Ear Full-Size Open-Bac...HIFIMAN Deva Over-Ear Full-Size Open-Back Planar Magnetic Headphone with Bluetooth Dongle/Receiver, Balanced Input, Easily Switch to Wireless, USB/Wireless/Wired
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$299.00
HiFiMAN HE-300 AmazonMassdrop x HIFIMAN Edition XX Over-Ear P...Massdrop x HIFIMAN Edition XX Over-Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones
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$630.00

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K3003
HiFiMAN HE-300
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
HiFiMAN HE-300
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
HiFiMAN HE-300
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.weight

10g

270g

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
HiFiMAN HE-300
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.travel bag is included
AKG K3003
HiFiMAN HE-300
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

15Hz

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

22000Hz

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
HiFiMAN HE-300
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

93dB/mW

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

8 Ohms

50 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
HiFiMAN HE-300
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
HiFiMAN HE-300
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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