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AKG K550 vs Audio Technica ATH-ANC27: 22 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
28000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
12Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
20Hz

3. weight

113g lighter.
305g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
192g

4. has sound isolation/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
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
48% have it

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.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
33Ohms

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
114dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
106dB/mW

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K550
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
73% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K550
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
25% have it

9. 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 K550
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
38% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K550
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
31% have it

11. 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.
50mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
40mm

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K550
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
54% have it

13. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K550
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
32% have it

14. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K550
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
42% have it

15. 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
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
42% have it

16. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AKG K550
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
16% have it

17. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K550
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
64% have it

18. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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 K550
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
13% have it

19. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
AKG K550
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
10% have it

20. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

21. 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
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
87% have it

22. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
AKG K550
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
1% have it

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