64points

AKG K550

69points

Sennheiser Momentum

AKG K550
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AKG K550 vs Sennheiser Momentum

AKG K550
Sennheiser Momentum
AKG K550
Sennheiser Momentum
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69
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Why is AKG K550 better than Sennheiser Momentum?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    12Hzvs16Hz
  • Can be folded
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Sennheiser Momentum better than AKG K550?

  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    18 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 115g lighter
    190gvs305g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K550
Sennheiser Momentum

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a detachable cable
AKG K550
Sennheiser Momentum

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K550
Sennheiser Momentum

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.

4.weight

305g

190g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K550
Sennheiser Momentum

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K550
Sennheiser Momentum

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

22000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

12Hz

16Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K550
Sennheiser Momentum

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.sound pressure level

114dB/mW

110dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

32 Ohms

18 Ohms

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K550
Sennheiser Momentum

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K550
Sennheiser Momentum

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
AKG K550
Sennheiser Momentum

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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