40points
27points

AKG K701

84points
55points

Microsoft Surface Headphones

AKG K701
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AKG K701 vs Microsoft Surface Headphones

AKG K701
Microsoft Surface Headphones
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AKG K701
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Microsoft Surface Headphones

Why is AKG K701 better than Microsoft Surface Headphones?

  • 19800Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 55g lighter
    235gvs290g
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

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

Why is Microsoft Surface Headphones better than AKG K701?

  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    115dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?

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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
Microsoft Surface Headphones
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
Microsoft Surface Headphones
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
Microsoft Surface Headphones
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

290g

5.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K701
Microsoft Surface Headphones
6.can be folded
?

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

AKG K701
Microsoft Surface Headphones

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.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

115dB/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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K701
Microsoft Surface Headphones
5.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
Microsoft Surface Headphones
6.has a neodymium magnet
?

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

For example

JBL T460BT

AKG K701
Microsoft Surface Headphones

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

AKG K701
Microsoft Surface Headphones
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

AKG K701
Microsoft Surface Headphones
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
Microsoft Surface Headphones
4.Has USB Type-C
?

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

AKG K701
Microsoft Surface Headphones

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

AKG K701
Microsoft Surface Headphones
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
Microsoft Surface Headphones
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

AKG K701
Microsoft Surface Headphones
4.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

AKG K701
Microsoft Surface Headphones

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
Microsoft Surface Headphones
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
Microsoft Surface Headphones
3.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.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

AKG K701
Microsoft Surface Headphones
4.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

AKG K701
Microsoft Surface Headphones
5.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

AKG K701
Microsoft Surface Headphones
6.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

AKG K701
Microsoft Surface Headphones

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