59points

AKG K550

38points

AKG K553 Pro

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AKG K550 vs AKG K553 Pro

AKG K550
AKG K553 Pro
59
points
AKG K550
38
points
AKG K553 Pro

Why is AKG K550 better than AKG K553 Pro?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 355g lighter
    305gvs660g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Why is AKG K553 Pro better than AKG K550?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 30dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    144dB/mWvs114dB/mW

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

AKG K550
AKG K553 Pro
2.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 K550
AKG K553 Pro
3.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.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

AKG K550
AKG K553 Pro
4.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

AKG K550
AKG K553 Pro
5.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

305g

660g

6.can be folded
?

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

AKG K550
AKG K553 Pro

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

28000Hz

28000Hz

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

12Hz

12Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

114dB/mW

144dB/mW

4.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 K550
AKG K553 Pro
5.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

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

50mm

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 K550
AKG K553 Pro

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