64points

AKG K550

59points

AKG K702

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AKG K550 vs AKG K702

AKG K550
AKG K702
AKG K550
AKG K702
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59
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Why is AKG K550 better than AKG K702?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 30 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • Can be folded
  • Sweat resistant

Why is AKG K702 better than AKG K550?

  • 11800Hz higher high-frequency
    39800Hzvs28000Hz
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs12Hz
  • 70g lighter
    235gvs305g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has an open-back design

Top specs and features

Design

1.has a detachable cable
AKG K550
AKG K702

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

2.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K550
AKG K702

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.weight

305g

235g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a tangle free cable
AKG K550
AKG K702

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.can be folded
AKG K550
AKG K702

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

6.sweat resistant
AKG K550
AKG K702

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

39800Hz

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

12Hz

10Hz

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 K550
AKG K702

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

114dB/mW

105dB/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

62 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 K550
AKG K702

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 K550
AKG K702

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

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