41points

AKG K701

54points

AKG Y40

AKG K701
Comparison winner
AKG Y40
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20 facts in comparison

AKG K701 vs AKG Y40

AKG K701
AKG Y40
41
points
AKG K701
54
points
AKG Y40

Why is AKG K701 better than AKG Y40?

  • 17800Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs22000Hz
  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs16Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is AKG Y40 better than AKG K701?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 15dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    120dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • 30 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 102g lighter
    133gvs235g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

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 K701
AKG Y40
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 K701
AKG Y40
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.

AKG K701
AKG Y40
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

133g

5.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

AKG K701
AKG Y40
6.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

AKG K701
AKG Y40

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

39800Hz

22000Hz

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

10Hz

16Hz

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

105dB/mW

120dB/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 K701
AKG Y40
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

62 Ohms

32 Ohms

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

45mm

40mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K701
AKG Y40
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 K701
AKG Y40

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 K701
AKG Y40
2.warranty period
?

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

2

2

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