AKG K551Sony MDR-MA300
Top 54%623 points
Top 54%
Top 62%508 points
Top 62%
AKG K551
Sony MDR-MA300
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AKG K551 vs Sony MDR-MA300: 16 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.
28000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
24000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
12Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
10Hz

3. weight

60g lighter.
305g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
245g

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
Sony MDR-MA300
46% 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.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
40Ohms

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
AKG K551
Sony MDR-MA300
34% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
114dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
102dB/mW

8. 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
Sony MDR-MA300
71% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K551
Sony MDR-MA300
32% have it

10. 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
Sony MDR-MA300
77% have it

11. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
50mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
40mm

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K551
Sony MDR-MA300
51% have it

13. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K551
Sony MDR-MA300
31% have it

14. 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
Sony MDR-MA300
85% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m

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