41points
24points

AKG K701

77points
35points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i

AKG K701
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Cost-effectiveness winner
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23 facts in comparison

AKG K701 vs Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i

AKG K701
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
41
points
AKG K701
77
points
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i

Why is AKG K701 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i?

  • 19800Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs20Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

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

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i better than AKG K701?

  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 10g lighter
    225gvs235g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

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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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
4.weight
?

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Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

225g

5.can be folded
?

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

For example

JBL T460BT

AKG K701
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
6.travel bag is included
?

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

AKG K701
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i

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

20000Hz

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

20Hz

3.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 K701
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
4.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

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

AKG K701
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

AKG K701
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
3.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

AKG K701
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

AKG K701
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i

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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
2.control panel placed on a device
?

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

AKG K701
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
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

Unlimited undefined

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