62points

AKG K452

80points

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

45points

Grado SR80i

86points

Philips SHB8850NC

72points

Sony MDR-X10

AKG K452
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Grado SR80i
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Philips SHB8850NC
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AKG K452 vs Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT vs Grado SR80i vs Philips SHB8850NC vs Sony MDR-X10

AKG K452
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Grado SR80i
Philips SHB8850NC
Sony MDR-X10
AKG K452
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Grado SR80i
Philips SHB8850NC
Sony MDR-X10

Why is AKG K452 better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Grado SR80i & Philips SHB8850NC & Sony MDR-X10?

  • Sweat resistant

Why is Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT better than AKG K452 & Grado SR80i & Philips SHB8850NC & Sony MDR-X10?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Grado SR80i better than AKG K452 & Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Philips SHB8850NC & Sony MDR-X10?

    Why is Philips SHB8850NC better than AKG K452 & Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Grado SR80i & Sony MDR-X10?

    • Impedance
      16 Ohmsvs32,38,32,24 Ohms
    • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    • Wireless charging
    • Has voice commands

    Why is Sony MDR-X10 better than AKG K452 & Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Grado SR80i & Philips SHB8850NC?

    • Lowest frequency
      3Hzvs11,5,20,10Hz
    • Driver unit size
      50mmvs40,45,40,32mm
    • Has an L-shaped plug

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    AKG K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    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 K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    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 K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    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 K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

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

    5.has a tangle free cable
    AKG K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

    6.sweat resistant
    AKG K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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    Sound quality

    1.lowest frequency

    11Hz

    5Hz

    20Hz

    10Hz

    3Hz

    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

    29500Hz

    45000Hz

    20000Hz

    22000Hz

    29000Hz

    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 K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    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

    125dB/mW

    97dB/mW

    98dB/mW

    105dB/mW

    106dB/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

    45mm

    40mm

    32mm

    50mm

    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 K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    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 K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    AKG K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

    3.has a removable battery
    AKG K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

    For example

    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    AKG K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    AKG K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

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

    3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    AKG K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

    4.Has WiFi
    AKG K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    The device can connect to WiFi.

    For example

    Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

    5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
    AKG K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

    For example

    RHA TrueConnect

    6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
    AKG K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

    For example

    JBL Reflect Contour 2

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    AKG K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    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.

    2.has an in-line control panel
    AKG K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

    3.can be used as a headset
    AKG K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

    4.has a noise canceling microphone
    AKG K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

    For example

    Microsoft Surface Headphones

    5.has voice commands
    AKG K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

    6.has an accelerometer
    AKG K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

    For example

    Sony Xperia Ear Duo

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    Miscellaneous

    1.wireless charging
    AKG K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

    2.can be controlled remotely
    AKG K452
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Grado SR80i
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sony MDR-X10

    A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

    For example

    Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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