39points

AKG K553 Pro

69points

Sony MDR-1RNC

AKG K553 Pro
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20 facts in comparison

AKG K553 Pro vs Sony MDR-1RNC

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1RNC
39
points
AKG K553 Pro
69
points
Sony MDR-1RNC

Why is AKG K553 Pro better than Sony MDR-1RNC?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs24000Hz
  • 41dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

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

    32 Ohmsvs52 Ohms
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-1RNC better than AKG K553 Pro?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs12Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 330g lighter
    330gvs660g
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?

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-1RNC
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-1RNC
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-1RNC
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

660g

330g

5.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

JBL T460BT

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1RNC
6.travel bag is included
?

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

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1RNC

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

24000Hz

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

5Hz

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
?

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

52 Ohms

5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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-1RNC
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-1RNC

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1RNC
2.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1RNC

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
Sony MDR-1RNC

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1RNC

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