AKG K44 PerceptionSony XBA-2
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AKG K44 Perception vs Sony XBA-2: 17 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
25000Hz

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
4Hz

3. weight

184g lighter.
190g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
6g

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
Sony XBA-2
47% 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
12Ohms

6. 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
108dB/mW

7. 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
Sony XBA-2
72% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K44 Perception
Sony XBA-2
25% have it

9. 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
Sony XBA-2
42% have it

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K44 Perception
Sony XBA-2
53% 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
Sony XBA-2
76% have it

12. has an L-shaped plug

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.
AKG K44 Perception
Sony XBA-2
31% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K44 Perception
Sony XBA-2
41% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K44 Perception
Sony XBA-2
63% have it

16. 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
Sony XBA-2
86% have it

17. has an in-ear form

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.
AKG K44 Perception
Sony XBA-2
33% have it

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