38points

AKG K553 Pro

61points

Sony XBA-3

AKG K553 Pro
Comparison winner
Sony XBA-3
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19 facts in comparison

AKG K553 Pro vs Sony XBA-3

AKG K553 Pro
Sony XBA-3
38
points
AKG K553 Pro
61
points
Sony XBA-3

Why is AKG K553 Pro better than Sony XBA-3?

  • 36dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    144dB/mWvs108dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony XBA-3 better than AKG K553 Pro?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs12Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 20 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    12 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 653g lighter
    7gvs660g
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

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 XBA-3
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 XBA-3
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 XBA-3
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

660g

7g

5.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

AKG K553 Pro
Sony XBA-3
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 XBA-3

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

28000Hz

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

4Hz

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

108dB/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 XBA-3
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

12 Ohms

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K553 Pro
Sony XBA-3
2.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 XBA-3

Features

1.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 XBA-3

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