42points

AKG K52

51points

Skullcandy Heavy Medal

75points

Sony MDR-X10

AKG K52
Skullcandy Heavy Medal
Comparison winner
Sony MDR-X10
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23 facts in comparison

AKG K52 vs Skullcandy Heavy Medal vs Sony MDR-X10

AKG K52
Skullcandy Heavy Medal
Sony MDR-X10
AKG K52
Skullcandy Heavy Medal
Sony MDR-X10
42
points
51
points
75
points

Why is AKG K52 better than Skullcandy Heavy Medal & Sony MDR-X10?

  • Has an over-the-ear form

Why is Skullcandy Heavy Medal better than AKG K52 & Sony MDR-X10?

  • Impedance
    15 Ohmsvs32,24 Ohms
  • Weight
    136gvs200,300g
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Sony MDR-X10 better than AKG K52 & Skullcandy Heavy Medal?

  • Highest frequency
    29000Hzvs20000,22000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    3Hzvs18,5Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Driver unit size
    50mmvs40,13.5mm
  • Has a tangle free cable

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K52
Skullcandy Heavy Medal
Sony MDR-X10

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
Skullcandy Heavy Medal
Sony MDR-X10

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
Skullcandy Heavy Medal
Sony MDR-X10

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

136g

300g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K52
Skullcandy Heavy Medal
Sony MDR-X10

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.can be folded
AKG K52
Skullcandy Heavy Medal
Sony MDR-X10

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

22000Hz

29000Hz

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

5Hz

3Hz

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
Skullcandy Heavy Medal
Sony MDR-X10

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

102dB/mW

106dB/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

15 Ohms

24 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
Skullcandy Heavy Medal
Sony MDR-X10

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
Skullcandy Heavy Medal
Sony MDR-X10

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 K52
Skullcandy Heavy Medal
Sony MDR-X10

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

2.has an in-line control panel
AKG K52
Skullcandy Heavy Medal
Sony MDR-X10

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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