41points
24points

AKG K701

59points
61points

Sennheiser CX 300S

AKG K701
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AKG K701 vs Sennheiser CX 300S

AKG K701
Sennheiser CX 300S
41
points
AKG K701
59
points
Sennheiser CX 300S

Why is AKG K701 better than Sennheiser CX 300S?

  • 18800Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs21000Hz
  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs17Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

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

Why is Sennheiser CX 300S better than AKG K701?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 13dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    118dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • 44 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    18 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • 223g lighter
    12gvs235g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

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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
Sennheiser CX 300S
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
Sennheiser CX 300S
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.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

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Sennheiser CX 300S
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

12g

5.sweat resistant
?

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

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K701
Sennheiser CX 300S
6.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
Sennheiser CX 300S

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

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

17Hz

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

118dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

AKG K701
Sennheiser CX 300S
5.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

18 Ohms

6.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.

For example

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

AKG K701
Sennheiser CX 300S

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K701
Sennheiser CX 300S
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
Sennheiser CX 300S

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
Sennheiser CX 300S
2.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.

AKG K701
Sennheiser CX 300S
3.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

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Sennheiser CX 300S
4.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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K701
Sennheiser CX 300S
5.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
Sennheiser CX 300S
6.has a mute function
?

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

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Sennheiser CX 300S

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