63points

AKG K550

38points

Skullcandy Navigator

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AKG K550 vs Skullcandy Navigator

AKG K550
Skullcandy Navigator
AKG K550
Skullcandy Navigator

Why is AKG K550 better than Skullcandy Navigator?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs34 Ohms
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Sweat resistant

Why is Skullcandy Navigator better than AKG K550?

  • 105g lighter
    200gvs305g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an on-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K550
Skullcandy Navigator

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 an over-the-ear form
AKG K550
Skullcandy Navigator

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.

3.has a detachable cable
AKG K550
Skullcandy Navigator

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

4.weight

305g

200g

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3g

5.can be folded
AKG K550
Skullcandy Navigator

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

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K550
Skullcandy Navigator

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K550
Skullcandy Navigator

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

2.sound pressure level

114dB/mW

104dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

3.impedance

32 Ohms

34 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.

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Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K550
Skullcandy Navigator

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
AKG K550
Skullcandy Navigator

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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