39points

AKG K553 Pro

88points

Sony MDR-1000X

AKG K553 Pro
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Sony MDR-1000X
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22 facts in comparison

AKG K553 Pro vs Sony MDR-1000X

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1000X
39
points
AKG K553 Pro
88
points
Sony MDR-1000X

Why is AKG K553 Pro better than Sony MDR-1000X?

  • 41dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    144dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • 10.2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs39.8mm
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-1000X better than AKG K553 Pro?

  • 12000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs28000Hz
  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs12Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 385g lighter
    275gvs660g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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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
Sony MDR-1000X
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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
Sony MDR-1000X
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
Sony MDR-1000X
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

660g

275g

5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1000X
6.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1000X

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

40000Hz

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

4Hz

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

103dB/mW

4.impedance
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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

46 Ohms

5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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 K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1000X
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
Sony MDR-1000X

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1000X

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1000X
2.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
Sony MDR-1000X
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1000X

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
Sony MDR-1000X
2.control panel placed on a device
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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
Sony MDR-1000X

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