49points

AKG K551

57points

Philips SHE9105

AKG K551
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AKG K551 vs Philips SHE9105

AKG K551
Philips SHE9105
AKG K551
Philips SHE9105

Why is AKG K551 better than Philips SHE9105?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be folded
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Philips SHE9105 better than AKG K551?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    7Hzvs12Hz
  • 291.6g lighter
    13.4gvs305g
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K551
Philips SHE9105

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

2.weight

305g

13.4g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.can be folded
AKG K551
Philips SHE9105

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

4.has an in-ear form
AKG K551
Philips SHE9105

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.

5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K551
Philips SHE9105

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has included ear pads
AKG K551
Philips SHE9105

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

12Hz

7Hz

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

2.highest frequency

28000Hz

25000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K551
Philips SHE9105

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

108dB/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.driver unit size

50mm

8.6mm

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

6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K551
Philips SHE9105

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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K551
Philips SHE9105

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 K551
Philips SHE9105

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

2.can be used as a headset
AKG K551
Philips SHE9105

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.

3.number of microphones

1

2

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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