39points

AKG K553 Pro

56points

Sony XBA-4iP

AKG K553 Pro
Comparison winner
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18 facts in comparison

AKG K553 Pro vs Sony XBA-4iP

AKG K553 Pro
Sony XBA-4iP
39
points
AKG K553 Pro
56
points
Sony XBA-4iP

Why is AKG K553 Pro better than Sony XBA-4iP?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 36dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

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

Why is Sony XBA-4iP better than AKG K553 Pro?

  • 9Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    3Hzvs12Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 24 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    8 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 652g lighter
    8gvs660g
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • 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 XBA-4iP
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-4iP
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-4iP
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

660g

8g

5.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-4iP
6.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

AKG K553 Pro
Sony XBA-4iP

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

3Hz

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-4iP
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

8 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.

For example

JBL T460BT

AKG K553 Pro
Sony XBA-4iP

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 XBA-4iP

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-4iP

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