AKG K518Shure SE535
Top 56%578 points
Top 56%
Top 59%530 points
Top 59%
AKG K518
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AKG K518 vs Shure SE535: 16 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.
24000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
19000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
16Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
18Hz

3. 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 K518
Shure SE535
48% have it

4. 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
36Ohms

5. 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
119dB/mW

6. 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 K518
Shure SE535
73% have it

7. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
AKG K518
Shure SE535
38% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K518
Shure SE535
31% have it

9. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K518
Shure SE535
75% 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 K518
Shure SE535
54% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K518
Shure SE535
42% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K518
Shure SE535
64% have it

13. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
AKG K518
Shure SE535
22% have it

14. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.62m

15. 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 K518
Shure SE535
87% have it

16. 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 K518
Shure SE535
33% have it

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