49points

AKG K44 Perception

48points

Shure SE215

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AKG K44 Perception vs Shure SE215

AKG K44 Perception
Shure SE215
AKG K44 Perception
Shure SE215
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points
48
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Why is AKG K44 Perception better than Shure SE215?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    18Hzvs22Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Shure SE215 better than AKG K44 Perception?

  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    20 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an in-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K44 Perception
Shure SE215

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 K44 Perception
Shure SE215

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 K44 Perception
Shure SE215

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.has an in-ear form
AKG K44 Perception
Shure SE215

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

5.has included ear pads
AKG K44 Perception
Shure SE215

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
AKG K44 Perception
Shure SE215

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

17500Hz

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

18Hz

22Hz

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 K44 Perception
Shure SE215

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

115dB/mW

107dB/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

32 Ohms

20 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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K44 Perception
Shure SE215

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

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