40points

AKG K701

57points

Sony MDR-RF985RK

AKG K701
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AKG K701 vs Sony MDR-RF985RK

AKG K701
Sony MDR-RF985RK
40
points
AKG K701
57
points
Sony MDR-RF985RK

Why is AKG K701 better than Sony MDR-RF985RK?

  • 17800Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs22000Hz
  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 65g lighter
    235gvs300g
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • Has a straight plug
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  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-RF985RK better than AKG K701?

  • 22 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    40 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?

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-RF985RK
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-RF985RK
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-RF985RK
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

300g

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-RF985RK
6.has a straight plug
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A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

AKG K701
Sony MDR-RF985RK

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

22000Hz

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

10Hz

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

100dB/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

40 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.

For example

JBL T460BT

AKG K701
Sony MDR-RF985RK
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

40mm

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

AKG K701
Sony MDR-RF985RK

Connectivity

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

AKG K701
Sony MDR-RF985RK
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-RF985RK

Features

1.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-RF985RK

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