38points

AKG K701

44points

Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x

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17 facts in comparison

AKG K701 vs Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x

AKG K701
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
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AKG K701
44
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Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x

Why is AKG K701 better than Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x?

  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    105dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 115g lighter
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    235gvs350g
  • Has an open-back design
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Why is Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x better than AKG K701?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 2200Hz higher high-frequency
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    42000Hzvs39800Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 20 Ohms lower impedance
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    42 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • 8mm bigger driver unit
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    53mmvs45mm
  • Travel bag is included
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Price comparison

AKG K701

ProductStorePrice
AKG K701 AmazonAKG Pro Audio K701 Over-Ear, Open-Back, ...AKG Pro Audio K701 Over-Ear, Open-Back, Flat-Wire, Reference Studio Headphones, White
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$229.99
AKG K701 AmazonAKG K 701 Ultra Reference Class Stereo H...AKG K 701 Ultra Reference Class Stereo Headphone Level 1
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$201.85
AKG K701 AmazonAKG Open Back Dynamic Headphones
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$213.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K701
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K701
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
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
AKG K701
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

235g

350g

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
AKG K701
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
AKG K701
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

5Hz

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

39800Hz

42000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG K701
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

100dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.impedance

62 Ohms

42 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.
6.driver unit size

45mm

53mm

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K701
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K701
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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