38points

AKG K553 Pro

49points

Sony MDR ZX300

AKG K553 Pro
Comparison winner
Sony MDR ZX300
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15 facts in comparison

AKG K553 Pro vs Sony MDR ZX300

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR ZX300
38
points
AKG K553 Pro
49
points
Sony MDR ZX300

Why is AKG K553 Pro better than Sony MDR ZX300?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs24000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 42dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    144dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 20mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs30mm
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony MDR ZX300 better than AKG K553 Pro?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs12Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 540g lighter
    120gvs660g
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

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
Sony MDR ZX300
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
Sony MDR ZX300
3.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR ZX300
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

660g

120g

5.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 K553 Pro
Sony MDR ZX300
6.has a straight plug
?

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR ZX300

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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
?

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

10Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

102dB/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
Sony MDR ZX300
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

24 Ohms

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 K553 Pro
Sony MDR ZX300

Connectivity

1.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 K553 Pro
Sony MDR ZX300

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