58points

AKG K702

65points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

AKG K702
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AKG K702 vs Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

AKG K702
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
AKG K702
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Why is AKG K702 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs15Hz
  • 50g lighter
    235gvs285g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50x better than AKG K702?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 24 Ohms lower impedance
    38 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be folded
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a coiled cord

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Design

1.weight

235g

285g

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2.has a detachable cable
AKG K702
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has stereo speakers
AKG K702
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

4.can be folded
AKG K702
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

5.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K702
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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.

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K702
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

39800Hz

28000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

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120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

10Hz

15Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

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1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K702
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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

4.impedance

62 Ohms

38 Ohms

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.

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Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K702
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

99dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K702
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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