40points

AKG K701

58points

Sony MDR-27

AKG K701
Comparison winner
Sony MDR-27
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19 facts in comparison

AKG K701 vs Sony MDR-27

AKG K701
Sony MDR-27
40
points
AKG K701
58
points
Sony MDR-27

Why is AKG K701 better than Sony MDR-27?

  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    62 Ohmsvs70 Ohms
  • 100g lighter
    235gvs335g
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-27 better than AKG K701?

  • 60200Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    100000Hzvs39800Hz
  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs10Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 25mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    70mmvs45mm
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

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
Sony MDR-27
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
Sony MDR-27
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-27
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

335g

5.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
Sony MDR-27
6.has an L-shaped plug
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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
Sony MDR-27

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

100000Hz

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

4Hz

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

102dB/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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

62 Ohms

70 Ohms

5.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-27
6.driver unit size
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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

45mm

70mm

Connectivity

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

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K701
Sony MDR-27
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-27

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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K701
Sony MDR-27
2.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

1

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