41points

AKG K701

65points

Sennheiser HD 4.20s

AKG K701
Comparison winner
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AKG K701 vs Sennheiser HD 4.20s

AKG K701
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
41
points
AKG K701
65
points
Sennheiser HD 4.20s

Why is AKG K701 better than Sennheiser HD 4.20s?

  • 19800Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs20000Hz
  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs18Hz
  • 144.9g lighter
    235gvs379.9g
  • 1.6m longer cable
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    3mvs1.4m
  • Has a straight plug
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  • Has an open-back design
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Why is Sennheiser HD 4.20s better than AKG K701?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 13dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    118dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • 44 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    18 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be folded
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

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
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
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
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
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
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

379.9g

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

AKG K701
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
6.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

AKG K701
Sennheiser HD 4.20s

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

20000Hz

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

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 HD 4.20s
5.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

18 Ohms

6.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
Sennheiser HD 4.20s

Connectivity

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

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K701
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
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
Sennheiser HD 4.20s

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
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
2.has an in-line control panel
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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 4.20s
3.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

2

2

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