41points

AKG K52

52points

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

AKG K52
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AKG K52 vs Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

AKG K52
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
AKG K52
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
41
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52
points

Why is AKG K52 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M20x?

  • 15 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs47 Ohms

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M20x better than AKG K52?

  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs18Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 10g lighter
    190gvs200g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 0.5m longer cable
    3mvs2.5m

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K52
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

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 K52
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

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

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K52
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

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.

4.weight

200g

190g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a straight plug
AKG K52
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

6.cable length

2.5m

3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

18Hz

15Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K52
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

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

110dB/mW

96dB/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.impedance

32 Ohms

47 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K52
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K52
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

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

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