38points

AKG K553 Pro

64points

Sony XBA-NC85D

AKG K553 Pro
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AKG K553 Pro vs Sony XBA-NC85D

AKG K553 Pro
Sony XBA-NC85D
38
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AKG K553 Pro
64
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Sony XBA-NC85D

Why is AKG K553 Pro better than Sony XBA-NC85D?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 38dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    144dB/mWvs106dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony XBA-NC85D better than AKG K553 Pro?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs12Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 24 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    8 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 654g lighter
    6gvs660g
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 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-NC85D
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-NC85D
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-NC85D
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

660g

6g

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-NC85D
6.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

AKG K553 Pro
Sony XBA-NC85D

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

20000Hz

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

106dB/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-NC85D
5.impedance
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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 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 XBA-NC85D

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

AKG K553 Pro
Sony XBA-NC85D
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 XBA-NC85D

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K553 Pro
Sony XBA-NC85D
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-NC85D

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