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AKG K44 Perception
Philips SHP8500
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AKG K44 Perception
Philips SHP8500
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AKG K44 Perception vs Philips SHP8500: 15 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
28000Hz

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
10Hz

3. weight

370g lighter.
190g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
560g

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
Philips SHP8500
45% 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.
32 Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4 Ohms
32 Ohms

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
Philips SHP8500
36% 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
106dB/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
Philips SHP8500
69% have it

9. 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
Philips SHP8500
76% have it

10. 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 LCD2 Classic: 106mm
40mm

11. 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
Philips SHP8500
40% have it

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K44 Perception
Philips SHP8500
43% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K44 Perception
Philips SHP8500
50% have it

14. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
AKG K44 Perception
Philips SHP8500
82% have it

15. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
2.5m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m

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