41points

AKG K701

58points

Sennheiser HD 218i

AKG K701
Comparison winner
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20 facts in comparison

AKG K701 vs Sennheiser HD 218i

AKG K701
Sennheiser HD 218i
41
points
AKG K701
58
points
Sennheiser HD 218i

Why is AKG K701 better than Sennheiser HD 218i?

  • 18800Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs21000Hz
  • 9Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs19Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

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

Why is Sennheiser HD 218i better than AKG K701?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    108dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • 30 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 143g lighter
    92gvs235g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

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 HD 218i
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 HD 218i
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

AKG K701
Sennheiser HD 218i
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

92g

5.can be folded
?

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

For example

JBL T460BT

AKG K701
Sennheiser HD 218i
6.has an L-shaped plug
?

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

AKG K701
Sennheiser HD 218i

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

19Hz

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

108dB/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.

AKG K701
Sennheiser HD 218i
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

32 Ohms

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.

AKG K701
Sennheiser HD 218i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K701
Sennheiser HD 218i
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 HD 218i

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 HD 218i
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 HD 218i

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