41points

AKG K701

62points

Sony XBA-1

AKG K701
Comparison winner
Sony XBA-1
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21 facts in comparison

AKG K701 vs Sony XBA-1

AKG K701
Sony XBA-1
41
points
AKG K701
62
points
Sony XBA-1

Why is AKG K701 better than Sony XBA-1?

  • 14800Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs25000Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

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

Why is Sony XBA-1 better than AKG K701?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs10Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    108dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • 38 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • 232g lighter
    3gvs235g
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

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 XBA-1
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 XBA-1
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 XBA-1
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

3g

5.can be folded
?

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

For example

JBL T460BT

AKG K701
Sony XBA-1
6.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

AKG K701
Sony XBA-1

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

25000Hz

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

5Hz

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

108dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

AKG K701
Sony XBA-1
5.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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K701
Sony XBA-1
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 XBA-1

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 XBA-1

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