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AKG K44 Perception vs Grado RS1i: 18 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
30000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
18Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
12Hz

3. weight

65g lighter.
190g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
255g

4. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
AKG K44 Perception
Grado RS1i
48% have it

5. impedance

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.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
32Ohms

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
AKG K44 Perception
Grado RS1i
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
115dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
98dB/mW

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K44 Perception
Grado RS1i
73% have it

9. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
40mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
40mm

10. has an over-the-ear form

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.
AKG K44 Perception
Grado RS1i
42% have it

11. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K44 Perception
Grado RS1i
75% have it

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K44 Perception
Grado RS1i
53% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K44 Perception
Grado RS1i
42% have it

14. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
2.5m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
2m

16. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
AKG K44 Perception
Grado RS1i
22% have it

17. has an open-back design

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
AKG K44 Perception
Grado RS1i
10% have it

18. has removable speakers

This modularity allows you to integrate the speakers into hoodies or snowboard helmets.
AKG K44 Perception
Grado RS1i
1% have it

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