41points

AKG K701

54points

Philips SHB9100

AKG K701
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19 facts in comparison

AKG K701 vs Philips SHB9100

AKG K701
Philips SHB9100
41
points
AKG K701
54
points
Philips SHB9100

Why is AKG K701 better than Philips SHB9100?

  • 18800Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs21000Hz
  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs18Hz
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

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

Why is Philips SHB9100 better than AKG K701?

  • 30 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 95g lighter
    140gvs235g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

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 SHB9100
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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 SHB9100
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

AKG K701
Philips SHB9100
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

140g

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

For example

JBL T460BT

AKG K701
Philips SHB9100
6.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

1.2m

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

21000Hz

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.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

103dB/mW

4.impedance
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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
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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 SHB9100
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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

AKG K701
Philips SHB9100
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

AKG K701
Philips SHB9100

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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 SHB9100
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
Philips SHB9100

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