AKG K550Pioneer SE-NC31C-K
Top 43%764 points
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Top 47%702 points
Top 47%
AKG K550
Pioneer SE-NC31C-K
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Top specs and features

AKG K550 vs Pioneer SE-NC31C-K: 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
16000Hz

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
5Hz

3. weight

277g lighter.
305g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
28g

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
Pioneer SE-NC31C-K
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
18Ohms

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
105dB/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
Pioneer SE-NC31C-K
73% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K550
Pioneer SE-NC31C-K
25% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K550
Pioneer SE-NC31C-K
31% have it

10. 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
Pioneer SE-NC31C-K
44% 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
14.2mm

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
Pioneer SE-NC31C-K
42% have it

13. 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
Pioneer SE-NC31C-K
75% have it

14. 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
Pioneer SE-NC31C-K
32% have it

16. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K550
Pioneer SE-NC31C-K
42% 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
Pioneer SE-NC31C-K
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
Pioneer SE-NC31C-K
13% have it

19. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
AKG K550
Pioneer SE-NC31C-K
10% have it

20. 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
Pioneer SE-NC31C-K
87% have it

21. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.4m

22. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
AKG K550
Pioneer SE-NC31C-K
6% have it

23. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
AKG K550
Pioneer SE-NC31C-K
33% have it

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