37points

AKG K52

64points

JBL J88

AKG K52
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AKG K52 vs JBL J88

AKG K52
JBL J88
37
points
AKG K52
64
points
JBL J88

Why is AKG K52 better than JBL J88?

  • 707g lighter
    200gvs907g
  • 1.2m longer cable
    ?

    2.5mvs1.3m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is JBL J88 better than AKG K52?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    24000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    8Hzvs18Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs40mm
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

AKG K52
JBL J88
2.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 K52
JBL J88
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

200g

907g

4.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

AKG K52
JBL J88
5.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

AKG K52
JBL J88
6.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

AKG K52
JBL J88

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

20000Hz

24000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

18Hz

8Hz

3.has 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 K52
JBL J88
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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

AKG K52
JBL J88
6.driver unit size
?

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

40mm

50mm

Connectivity

1.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 K52
JBL J88

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
?

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

AKG K52
JBL J88

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