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AKG K550
Sennheiser HD 598
Top 39%807 points
Top 39%
Top 50%663 points
Top 50%
AKG K550
Sennheiser HD 598
Top specs and features

AKG K550 vs Sennheiser HD 598: 19 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
38500Hz

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

35g lighter.
305g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
270g

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
Sennheiser HD 598
45% 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.
32 Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4 Ohms
50 Ohms

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
Sennheiser HD 598
35% 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
112dB/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
Sennheiser HD 598
68% 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
Sennheiser HD 598
38% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K550
Sennheiser HD 598
30% have it

11. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K550
Sennheiser HD 598
24% have it

12. 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
Sennheiser HD 598
75% have it

13. 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
Sennheiser HD 598
39% have it

14. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K550
Sennheiser HD 598
43% 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
Sennheiser HD 598
49% have it

16. 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
Sennheiser HD 598
81% have it

17. cable length

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

18. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
AKG K550
Sennheiser HD 598
13% have it

19. 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
Sennheiser HD 598
10% have it

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