AKG K550Philips Fidelio L1
Top 42%780 points
Top 42%
Top 38%827 points
Top 38%
AKG K550
Philips Fidelio L1
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AKG K550 vs Philips Fidelio L1: 23 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
25000Hz

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
12Hz

3. weight

33g lighter.
305g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
272g

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
Philips Fidelio L1
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
26Ohms

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
AKG K550
Philips Fidelio L1
34% have it

7. 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
105dB/mW

8. 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
Philips Fidelio L1
72% 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
Philips Fidelio L1
39% have it

10. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K550
Philips Fidelio L1
25% have it

11. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K550
Philips Fidelio L1
32% have it

12. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
AKG K550
Philips Fidelio L1
45% have it

13. can be used as a headset

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.
AKG K550
Philips Fidelio L1
38% have it

14. 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
Philips Fidelio L1
42% have it

15. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K550
Philips Fidelio L1
52% have it

16. 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
Philips Fidelio L1
76% have it

17. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K550
Philips Fidelio L1
41% have it

18. control panel placed on a device

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
AKG K550
Philips Fidelio L1
15% have it

19. 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
Philips Fidelio L1
86% have it

20. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
AKG K550
Philips Fidelio L1
10% have it

21. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.1m

22. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
AKG K550
Philips Fidelio L1
23% have it

23. 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
Philips Fidelio L1
10% have it
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