38points

AKG K553 Pro

63points

Philips Fidelio L1

AKG K553 Pro
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AKG K553 Pro vs Philips Fidelio L1

AKG K553 Pro
Philips Fidelio L1
38
points
AKG K553 Pro
63
points
Philips Fidelio L1

Why is AKG K553 Pro better than Philips Fidelio L1?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 39dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    144dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?

Why is Philips Fidelio L1 better than AKG K553 Pro?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    26 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 388g lighter
    272gvs660g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.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 K553 Pro
Philips Fidelio L1
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

AKG K553 Pro
Philips Fidelio L1
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

AKG K553 Pro
Philips Fidelio L1
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

660g

272g

5.has an on-ear form
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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 K553 Pro
Philips Fidelio L1
6.has a straight plug
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A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

AKG K553 Pro
Philips Fidelio L1

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

28000Hz

25000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

12Hz

12Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

144dB/mW

105dB/mW

4.has 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 K553 Pro
Philips Fidelio L1
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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

32 Ohms

26 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
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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 K553 Pro
Philips Fidelio L1

Connectivity

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

AKG K553 Pro
Philips Fidelio L1

Features

1.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 K553 Pro
Philips Fidelio L1
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

AKG K553 Pro
Philips Fidelio L1
3.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 K553 Pro
Philips Fidelio L1

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