40points

AKG K701

69points

Philips SHB8000

AKG K701
Comparison winner
Philips SHB8000
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18 facts in comparison

AKG K701 vs Philips SHB8000

AKG K701
Philips SHB8000
40
points
AKG K701
69
points
Philips SHB8000

Why is AKG K701 better than Philips SHB8000?

  • 19100Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs20700Hz
  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs18Hz
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Philips SHB8000 better than AKG K701?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 30 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 107g lighter
    128gvs235g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?

Price comparison

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
Philips SHB8000
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
Philips SHB8000
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
Philips SHB8000
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

128g

5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

AKG K701
Philips SHB8000
6.has a straight plug
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A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

AKG K701
Philips SHB8000

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

20700Hz

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

18Hz

3.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
Philips SHB8000
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.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.

AKG K701
Philips SHB8000
6.driver unit size
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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 battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

AKG K701
Philips SHB8000

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

AKG K701
Philips SHB8000
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
Philips SHB8000

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
Philips SHB8000
2.control panel placed on a device
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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
Philips SHB8000

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