40points
27points

AKG K701

85points
61points

Sony MDR-100ABN

AKG K701
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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AKG K701 vs Sony MDR-100ABN

AKG K701
Sony MDR-100ABN
40
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AKG K701
85
points
Sony MDR-100ABN

Why is AKG K701 better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 55g lighter
    235gvs290g
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

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

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than AKG K701?

  • 200Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs39800Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 30 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?

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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
Sony MDR-100ABN
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
Sony MDR-100ABN
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.

AKG K701
Sony MDR-100ABN
4.weight
?

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290g

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

AKG K701
Sony MDR-100ABN
6.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

AKG K701
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

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120000Hz

39800Hz

40000Hz

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

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1Hz

10Hz

5Hz

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

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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.

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4 Ohms

62 Ohms

32 Ohms

5.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.

AKG K701
Sony MDR-100ABN
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
Sony MDR-100ABN

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

AKG K701
Sony MDR-100ABN
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

AKG K701
Sony MDR-100ABN

Connectivity

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

AKG K701
Sony MDR-100ABN
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
Sony MDR-100ABN
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

AKG K701
Sony MDR-100ABN

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
Sony MDR-100ABN
2.control panel placed on a device
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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
Sony MDR-100ABN
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.

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