44points
23points

AKG K702

50points
16points

Sony MDR-Z7M2

AKG K702
Cost-effectiveness winner
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Comparison winner
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AKG K702 vs Sony MDR-Z7M2

AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z7M2

Why is AKG K702 better than Sony MDR-Z7M2?

  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    105dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • 105g lighter
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    235gvs340g
  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has a straight plug
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  • Has an open-back design
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Why is Sony MDR-Z7M2 better than AKG K702?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs10Hz
  • 60200Hz higher high-frequency
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    100000Hzvs39800Hz
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
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    56 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • 25mm bigger driver unit
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    70mmvs45mm
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Price comparison

Sony MDR-Z7M2

Buy used:

$529.00

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-Z7M2 AmazonSony MDR-Z7M2 Hi-Res Stereo Overhead Hea...Sony MDR-Z7M2 Hi-Res Stereo Overhead Headphones (International Version/Seller Warranty)
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$549.00

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z7M2
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.
3.has a detachable cable
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z7M2
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z7M2
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

235g

340g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sound quality

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

39800Hz

100000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z7M2
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
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.
5.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

98dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z7M2
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z7M2
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z7M2
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.Has an in-line control panel
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z7M2
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
4.Has voice prompts
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z7M2
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
5.has a mute function
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z7M2
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
6.has voice commands
AKG K702
Sony MDR-Z7M2
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Price comparison

Sony MDR-Z7M2

Buy used:

$529.00

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-Z7M2 AmazonSony MDR-Z7M2 Hi-Res Stereo Overhead Hea...Sony MDR-Z7M2 Hi-Res Stereo Overhead Headphones (International Version/Seller Warranty)
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$549.00

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