AKG K550HiFiMAN HE-400
Top 42%781 points
Top 42%
Top 61%527 points
Top 61%
AKG K550
HiFiMAN HE-400
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AKG K550 vs HiFiMAN HE-400: 17 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
35000Hz

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

135g lighter.
305g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
440g

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
HiFiMAN HE-400
46% 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
35Ohms

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
92.5dB/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
HiFiMAN HE-400
72% have it

8. 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
HiFiMAN HE-400
39% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K550
HiFiMAN HE-400
25% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K550
HiFiMAN HE-400
32% have it

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K550
HiFiMAN HE-400
52% have it

12. 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
HiFiMAN HE-400
42% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K550
HiFiMAN HE-400
41% have it

14. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
AKG K550
HiFiMAN HE-400
10% have it

16. cable length

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

17. has an open-back design

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
AKG K550
HiFiMAN HE-400
10% have it

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