39points

AKG K553 Pro

57points

Sony MDR-ZX660AP

AKG K553 Pro
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AKG K553 Pro vs Sony MDR-ZX660AP

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-ZX660AP
39
points
AKG K553 Pro
57
points
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

Why is AKG K553 Pro better than Sony MDR-ZX660AP?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs25000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 40dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    144dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs40mm
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-ZX660AP better than AKG K553 Pro?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs12Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 467g lighter
    193gvs660g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

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-ZX660AP
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-ZX660AP
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-ZX660AP
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

660g

193g

5.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-ZX660AP
6.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-ZX660AP

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

25000Hz

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

5Hz

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

104dB/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

40 Ohms

5.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-ZX660AP
6.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.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

50mm

40mm

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-ZX660AP

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-ZX660AP
2.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
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

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