34points
37points

AKG K52

50points
35points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

AKG K52
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AKG K52 vs Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

AKG K52
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Why is AKG K52 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x?

  • 11dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    110dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • 85g lighter
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    200gvs285g

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50x better than AKG K52?

  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
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    15Hzvs18Hz
  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
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    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 5mm bigger driver unit
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    45mmvs40mm
  • Can be folded
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  • Travel bag is included
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Price comparison

AKG K52

ProductStorePrice
AKG K52 walmartNew OEM Samsung Galaxy S8 S8+ S9 S9+ AKG...New OEM Samsung Galaxy S8 S8+ S9 S9+ AKG Ear Buds Headphones Headset EO-IG955 New Original With extra Ear gels
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$10.95

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Mon...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Monitor Headphones + Fiio A1 Headphone Amp
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$163.90
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones (Renewed)
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$139.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, White (Renewed)
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$148.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black, Professional Grade, Critically Acclaimed, With Detachable Cable
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$149.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50xWH Professional S...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xWH Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, White
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$169.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50xMG Limited Editio...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xMG Limited Edition Professional Studio Monitor Headphones
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$410.08
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x walmartAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones
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$144.99

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K52
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
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 K52
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
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 K52
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

200g

285g

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.
5.can be folded
AKG K52
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
AKG K52
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.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.
2.highest frequency

20000Hz

28000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG K52
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
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

99dB/mW

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

32 Ohms

38 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K52
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
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-M50x
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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