51points
50points

AKG K518

53points
54points

AKG Y50

AKG K518
AKG Y50
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Cost-effectiveness winner
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20 facts in comparison

AKG K518 vs AKG Y50

AKG K518
AKG Y50
51
points
AKG K518
53
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AKG Y50

Why is AKG K518 better than AKG Y50?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 40g lighter
    ?

    150gvs190g
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is AKG Y50 better than AKG K518?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • 0.2m longer cable
    ?

    1.2mvs1m
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K518
AKG Y50
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 K518
AKG Y50
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.weight

150g

190g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.can be folded
AKG K518
AKG Y50
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
5.travel bag is included
AKG K518
AKG Y50
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has included ear pads
AKG K518
AKG Y50
Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

24000Hz

24000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
2.lowest frequency

16Hz

16Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG K518
AKG Y50
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

115dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.impedance

32 Ohms

32 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.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K518
AKG Y50
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K518
AKG Y50
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K518
AKG Y50
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has an in-line control panel
AKG K518
AKG Y50
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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