49points

AKG K551

82points

JBL Everest 710

AKG K551
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AKG K551 vs JBL Everest 710

AKG K551
JBL Everest 710
AKG K551
JBL Everest 710

Why is AKG K551 better than JBL Everest 710?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is JBL Everest 710 better than AKG K551?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs12Hz
  • 47g lighter
    258gvs305g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Control panel placed on a device

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K551
JBL Everest 710

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 K551
JBL Everest 710

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 K551
JBL Everest 710

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

258g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K551
JBL Everest 710

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

6.travel bag is included
AKG K551
JBL Everest 710

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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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

10Hz

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 K551
JBL Everest 710

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

111dB/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

32 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.driver unit size

50mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K551
JBL Everest 710

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K551
JBL Everest 710

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K551
JBL Everest 710

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K551
JBL Everest 710

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K551
JBL Everest 710

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

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K551
JBL Everest 710

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

2.has an in-line control panel
AKG K551
JBL Everest 710

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

3.can be used as a headset
AKG K551
JBL Everest 710

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.

4.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K551
JBL Everest 710

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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