40points
27points

AKG K701

60points
13points

Shure SE846

Cost-effectiveness winner
AKG K701
Comparison winner
Shure SE846
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20 facts in comparison

AKG K701 vs Shure SE846

AKG K701
Shure SE846
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AKG K701
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Shure SE846

Why is AKG K701 better than Shure SE846?

  • 19800Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs20000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs15Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 1.4m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.6m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Shure SE846 better than AKG K701?

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

    9 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • 9dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    114dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • 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
Shure SE846
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
Shure SE846
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
Shure SE846
4.sweat resistant
?

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

AKG K701
Shure SE846
5.can be folded
?

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

For example

JBL T460BT

AKG K701
Shure SE846
6.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

AKG K701
Shure SE846

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

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

15Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

114dB/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
Shure SE846
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

9 Ohms

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K701
Shure SE846
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
Shure SE846

Features

1.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
Shure SE846

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