41points
24points

AKG K701

58points
47points

AKG Y50

AKG K701
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Cost-effectiveness winner
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21 facts in comparison

AKG K701 vs AKG Y50

AKG K701
AKG Y50
41
points
AKG K701
58
points
AKG Y50

Why is AKG K701 better than AKG Y50?

  • 15800Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs24000Hz
  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

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

    45mmvs40mm
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

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

Why is AKG Y50 better than AKG K701?

  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    115dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • 30 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 45g lighter
    190gvs235g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

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Design

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.

AKG K701
AKG Y50
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 Y50
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 Y50
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

190g

5.can be folded
?

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

AKG K701
AKG Y50
6.travel bag is included
?

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

AKG K701
AKG Y50

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

24000Hz

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

10Hz

16Hz

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

105dB/mW

115dB/mW

4.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

5.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 Y50
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 Y50

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

AKG K701
AKG Y50
2.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 Y50
3.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

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