AKG K551Beyerdynamic Byron
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Top 48%713 points
Top 48%
AKG K551
Beyerdynamic Byron
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AKG K551 vs Beyerdynamic Byron: 21 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.
Brainwavz Kidwavz KV-100: 2780000000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz

3. weight

292g lighter.
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g

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 K551
Beyerdynamic Byron
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
23 Ohms

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/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 K551
Beyerdynamic Byron
69% have it

8. 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 K551
Beyerdynamic Byron
46% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K551
Beyerdynamic Byron
31% have it

10. 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 K551
Beyerdynamic Byron
41% have it

11. 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 K551
Beyerdynamic Byron
76% have it

12. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AKG K551
Beyerdynamic Byron
21% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K551
Beyerdynamic Byron
42% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K551
Beyerdynamic Byron
63% have it

16. 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 K551
Beyerdynamic Byron
13% have it

17. 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 K551
Beyerdynamic Byron
83% have it

18. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
Parrot Zik Sport: 8

19. 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 K551
Beyerdynamic Byron
23% have it

20. cable length

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

21. 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 K551
Beyerdynamic Byron
34% have it

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