48points

AKG K44 Perception

68points

Sony NWZ-WH505

AKG K44 Perception
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AKG K44 Perception vs Sony NWZ-WH505

AKG K44 Perception
Sony NWZ-WH505
AKG K44 Perception
Sony NWZ-WH505

Why is AKG K44 Perception better than Sony NWZ-WH505?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony NWZ-WH505 better than AKG K44 Perception?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    25000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 13Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs18Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K44 Perception
Sony NWZ-WH505

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 an over-the-ear form
AKG K44 Perception
Sony NWZ-WH505

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.

3.has a detachable cable
AKG K44 Perception
Sony NWZ-WH505

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

4.can be folded
AKG K44 Perception
Sony NWZ-WH505

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

5.has included ear pads
AKG K44 Perception
Sony NWZ-WH505

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.has an L-shaped plug
AKG K44 Perception
Sony NWZ-WH505

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

18Hz

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

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

25000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K44 Perception
Sony NWZ-WH505

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

105dB/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.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K44 Perception
Sony NWZ-WH505

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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K44 Perception
Sony NWZ-WH505

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K44 Perception
Sony NWZ-WH505

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K44 Perception
Sony NWZ-WH505

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

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K44 Perception
Sony NWZ-WH505

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

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