37points

AKG K323XS

63points

Sony MDR-7520

AKG K323XS
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Sony MDR-7520
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18 facts in comparison

AKG K323XS vs Sony MDR-7520

AKG K323XS
Sony MDR-7520
AKG K323XS
Sony MDR-7520
37
points
63
points

Why is AKG K323XS better than Sony MDR-7520?

  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs24 Ohms
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Sony MDR-7520 better than AKG K323XS?

  • 60000Hz higher high-frequency
    80000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    108dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • 44.2mm bigger driver unit
    50mmvs5.8mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K323XS
Sony MDR-7520

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 a detachable cable
AKG K323XS
Sony MDR-7520

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K323XS
Sony MDR-7520

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.

4.can be folded
AKG K323XS
Sony MDR-7520

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5.has included ear pads
AKG K323XS
Sony MDR-7520

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
AKG K323XS
Sony MDR-7520

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

80000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

20Hz

5Hz

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K323XS
Sony MDR-7520

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

98dB/mW

108dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

16 Ohms

24 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K323XS
Sony MDR-7520

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K323XS
Sony MDR-7520

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K323XS
Sony MDR-7520

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

2.has an in-line control panel
AKG K323XS
Sony MDR-7520

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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