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AKG K702
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AKG K702 vs Sony MDR-Z1R: 19 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
39800Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
120000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
10Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
4Hz

3. weight

150g lighter.
235g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
385g

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.
62Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
64Ohms

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
Sony MDR-Z1R
33% have it

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
105dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
100dB/mW

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z1R
73% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z1R
25% have it

9. 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
Sony MDR-Z1R
38% have it

10. 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.
45mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
70.1mm

11. 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
Sony MDR-Z1R
42% have it

12. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z1R
32% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z1R
53% have it

14. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z1R
42% have it

16. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z1R
13% have it

17. 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
Sony MDR-Z1R
87% have it

18. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m

19. has an open-back design

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z1R
10% have it

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