40points

AKG K701

50points

Sony MDR-ZX100

AKG K701
Comparison winner
Sony MDR-ZX100
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19 facts in comparison

AKG K701 vs Sony MDR-ZX100

AKG K701
Sony MDR-ZX100
40
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AKG K701
50
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Sony MDR-ZX100

Why is AKG K701 better than Sony MDR-ZX100?

  • 17800Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs22000Hz
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs12Hz
  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 15mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs30mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

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

Why is Sony MDR-ZX100 better than AKG K701?

  • 38 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 115g lighter
    120gvs235g
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

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
Sony MDR-ZX100
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-ZX100
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.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

AKG K701
Sony MDR-ZX100
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

120g

5.can be folded
?

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

For example

JBL T460BT

AKG K701
Sony MDR-ZX100
6.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

AKG K701
Sony MDR-ZX100

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

22000Hz

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

12Hz

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

100dB/mW

4.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

24 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
?

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-ZX100
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

30mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K701
Sony MDR-ZX100
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
Sony MDR-ZX100

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