41points

AKG K701

65points

Sony MDR-AS400IP/W

AKG K701
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AKG K701 vs Sony MDR-AS400IP/W

AKG K701
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
41
points
AKG K701
65
points
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W

Why is AKG K701 better than Sony MDR-AS400IP/W?

  • 15800Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs24000Hz
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 36mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs9mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

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

Why is Sony MDR-AS400IP/W better than AKG K701?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 46 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 225g lighter
    10gvs235g
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • 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
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
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-AS400IP/W
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
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

10g

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

AKG K701
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
6.can be folded
?

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

For example

JBL T460BT

AKG K701
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W

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

24000Hz

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

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

AKG K553 Pro

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

62 Ohms

16 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-AS400IP/W
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

9mm

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-AS400IP/W
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-AS400IP/W

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
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W

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