57points
45points

AKG K702

39points
40points

AKG Y23U

Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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AKG K702 vs AKG Y23U

AKG K702
AKG Y23U
57
points
AKG K702
39
points
AKG Y23U

Why is AKG K702 better than AKG Y23U?

  • 19800Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 39.2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs5.8mm
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

Why is AKG Y23U better than AKG K702?

  • 46 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?

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Design

1.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 K702
AKG Y23U
2.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.

AKG K702
AKG Y23U
3.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

AKG K702
AKG Y23U
4.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

AKG K702
AKG Y23U
5.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

AKG K702
AKG Y23U
6.has an in-ear form
?

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

AKG K702
AKG Y23U

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

20000Hz

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

20Hz

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

98dB/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

16 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 K702
AKG Y23U
6.driver unit size
?

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

5.8mm

Connectivity

1.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 K702
AKG Y23U

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

AKG K702
AKG Y23U
2.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 K702
AKG Y23U

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