AKG K701


AKG K812

AKG K701
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AKG K812
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17 facts in comparison

AKG K701 vs AKG K812

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Why is AKG K701 better than AKG K812?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • 155g lighter


Why is AKG K812 better than AKG K701?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency

  • 14200Hz higher high-frequency

  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 26 Ohms lower impedance

    36 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • 8mm bigger driver unit

  • Has a tangle free cable

Price comparison

AKG K701

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AKG K812

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1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
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.
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.



We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency



The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.sound pressure level



Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
4.has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

62 Ohms

36 Ohms

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.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.


1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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