36points

AKG K712 Pro

53points

Sony MDR-1A

AKG K712 Pro
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AKG K712 Pro vs Sony MDR-1A

AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A

Why is AKG K712 Pro better than Sony MDR-1A?

  • 1m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs2m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-1A better than AKG K712 Pro?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    3Hzvs10Hz
  • 60200Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    100000Hzvs39800Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 38 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • 10g lighter
    ?

    225gvs235g
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Price comparison

AKG K712 Pro

Buy used:

$300

ProductStorePrice
AKG K712 Pro AmazonAKG Pro Audio K240 STUDIO Over-Ear, Semi...AKG Pro Audio K240 STUDIO Over-Ear, Semi-Open, Professional Studio Headphones
Amazon logo
$67
AKG K712 Pro AmazonAKG Pro Audio K361BT Bluetooth Over-Ear,...AKG Pro Audio K361BT Bluetooth Over-Ear, Closed-Back, Foldable Studio Headphones
Amazon logo
$135
AKG K712 Pro AmazonMeze 99 Classics Walnut Gold | Wired Ove...Meze 99 Classics Walnut Gold | Wired Over-Ear Headphones with Mic and Self Adjustable Headband | Classic Wooden Closed-Back Headset for Audiophiles
Amazon logo
$309
AKG K712 Pro AmazonAKG Pro Audio K72 Over-Ear, Closed-Back,...AKG Pro Audio K72 Over-Ear, Closed-Back, Studio Headphones, Matte Black
Amazon logo
$47
AKG K712 Pro AmazonSoundcore by Anker Life Q30 Hybrid Activ...Soundcore by Anker Life Q30 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones with Multiple Modes, Hi-Res Sound, Custom EQ via App, 40H Playtime, Comfortable Fit, Bluetooth Headphones, Multipoint Connection
Amazon logo
$80
AKG K712 Pro AmazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Black
Amazon logo
$348
AKG K712 Pro AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Studio Monitor Headphone, Black, with Cutting Edge Engineering, 90 Degree Swiveling Earcups, Pro-grade Earpads/Headband, Detachable Cables Included
Amazon logo
$99
AKG K712 Pro AmazonDrop + HIFIMAN HE4XX Planar Magnetic Ove...Drop + HIFIMAN HE4XX Planar Magnetic Over-ear Open-back Headphones,midnight-blue
Amazon logo
$180
AKG K712 Pro AmazonBlue Sadie Premium Headphones with Built...Blue Sadie Premium Headphones with Built-in Amp (formerly called Mo-Fi)
Amazon logo
$200
AKG K712 Pro aliexpressReplacement Sheepskin Velour Cushion Ear...Replacement Sheepskin Velour Cushion Ear Pads earmuff earpads pillow for AKG K701 K702 Q701 Q702 K601 k612 k712 pro Headphones
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$10
AKG K712 Pro aliexpressV-MOTA TDC headphone Carry case boxs For...V-MOTA TDC headphone Carry case boxs For AKG K601 K701 K702 Q701 Q702 K712pro K612 K812 pro K272HD headphone(headset suitcase)
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$23
AKG K712 Pro aliexpressVmota Headphone boxs for AKG K712 pro/K6...Vmota Headphone boxs for AKG K712 pro/K612 PRO/K701/K702/Q701/Q702/K601/K702 65th/K812 pro/K612/K812 Hifi headphone suitcase
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$23
AKG K712 Pro aliexpressYHcouldin Ear Pads For AKG K712PRO K712 ...YHcouldin Ear Pads For AKG K712PRO K712 PRO Headset Leather Ear Cushions Replacement Earpads
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$11
AKG K712 Pro aliexpressEar Pads For AKG K712 PRO Headphone Earp...Ear Pads For AKG K712 PRO Headphone Earpads Replacement Headset Ear Pad PU Leather Sponge Foam
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$4.95

Sony MDR-1A

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-1A aliexpressMDR Headband Cover, Sony Replacement Hea...MDR Headband Cover, Sony Replacement Head Band Protector with Zipper [ Easy Installation ] for Sony MDR - 1R, 1RNC, 1RBT, 1A, 1A
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$5.41
Sony MDR-1A aliexpressReplacement Earpads Earmuff Cushion For ...Replacement Earpads Earmuff Cushion For SONY MDR-1R MK2 1RBT 1ADAC MDR-1A 1ABT Protein Softer Leather Ear Pad Earphone LX9B
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$2.57
Sony MDR-1A aliexpressReplacement Protein Leather Ear Pads Cus...Replacement Protein Leather Ear Pads Cushion For SONY MK2 1RBT 1ADAC MDR-1A
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$6.90
Sony MDR-1A aliexpressSuitable for Sony MDR-1R MK2 1ADAC MDR-1...Suitable for Sony MDR-1R MK2 1ADAC MDR-1A Headphone Sleeve Sponge Sleeve Earmuffs
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$3.99
Sony MDR-1A aliexpressReplacement Inline Remote Control Cord A...Replacement Inline Remote Control Cord Audio Cable With Mic For Audio Technica ATH-MSR7 Sony MUC-S12SM1 MDR-1A Headphones
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$3.99

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
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 K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
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 K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
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 K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

235g

225g

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.
7.can be folded
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
8.travel bag is included
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
9.has a tangle free cable
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.has passive noise reduction
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
3.highest frequency

39800Hz

100000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
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.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
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

105dB/mW

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

62 Ohms

24 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.
8.driver unit size

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40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
9.diaphragm size

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The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.

Power

1.Battery life

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The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.Has USB Type-C
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
6.battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
7.Battery life of charging case

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The battery life of the charging case as given by the manufacturer. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your headphones on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
8.has a removable battery
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

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The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.
7.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
8.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
9.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
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.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
5.warranty period

2

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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
6.Has an in-line control panel
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
7.has a mute function
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
8.Has voice prompts
AKG K712 Pro
Sony MDR-1A
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.
9.multipoint count

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Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

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318.63 €

Updated on Mon Jan 17 2022
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

Price comparison

AKG K712 Pro

Buy used:

$300

ProductStorePrice
AKG K712 Pro AmazonAKG Pro Audio K240 STUDIO Over-Ear, Semi...AKG Pro Audio K240 STUDIO Over-Ear, Semi-Open, Professional Studio Headphones
Amazon logo
$67
AKG K712 Pro AmazonAKG Pro Audio K361BT Bluetooth Over-Ear,...AKG Pro Audio K361BT Bluetooth Over-Ear, Closed-Back, Foldable Studio Headphones
Amazon logo
$135
AKG K712 Pro AmazonMeze 99 Classics Walnut Gold | Wired Ove...Meze 99 Classics Walnut Gold | Wired Over-Ear Headphones with Mic and Self Adjustable Headband | Classic Wooden Closed-Back Headset for Audiophiles
Amazon logo
$309
AKG K712 Pro AmazonAKG Pro Audio K72 Over-Ear, Closed-Back,...AKG Pro Audio K72 Over-Ear, Closed-Back, Studio Headphones, Matte Black
Amazon logo
$47
AKG K712 Pro AmazonSoundcore by Anker Life Q30 Hybrid Activ...Soundcore by Anker Life Q30 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones with Multiple Modes, Hi-Res Sound, Custom EQ via App, 40H Playtime, Comfortable Fit, Bluetooth Headphones, Multipoint Connection
Amazon logo
$80
AKG K712 Pro AmazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Black
Amazon logo
$348
AKG K712 Pro AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Studio Monitor Headphone, Black, with Cutting Edge Engineering, 90 Degree Swiveling Earcups, Pro-grade Earpads/Headband, Detachable Cables Included
Amazon logo
$99
AKG K712 Pro AmazonDrop + HIFIMAN HE4XX Planar Magnetic Ove...Drop + HIFIMAN HE4XX Planar Magnetic Over-ear Open-back Headphones,midnight-blue
Amazon logo
$180
AKG K712 Pro AmazonBlue Sadie Premium Headphones with Built...Blue Sadie Premium Headphones with Built-in Amp (formerly called Mo-Fi)
Amazon logo
$200
AKG K712 Pro aliexpressReplacement Sheepskin Velour Cushion Ear...Replacement Sheepskin Velour Cushion Ear Pads earmuff earpads pillow for AKG K701 K702 Q701 Q702 K601 k612 k712 pro Headphones
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$10
AKG K712 Pro aliexpressV-MOTA TDC headphone Carry case boxs For...V-MOTA TDC headphone Carry case boxs For AKG K601 K701 K702 Q701 Q702 K712pro K612 K812 pro K272HD headphone(headset suitcase)
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$23
AKG K712 Pro aliexpressVmota Headphone boxs for AKG K712 pro/K6...Vmota Headphone boxs for AKG K712 pro/K612 PRO/K701/K702/Q701/Q702/K601/K702 65th/K812 pro/K612/K812 Hifi headphone suitcase
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$23
AKG K712 Pro aliexpressYHcouldin Ear Pads For AKG K712PRO K712 ...YHcouldin Ear Pads For AKG K712PRO K712 PRO Headset Leather Ear Cushions Replacement Earpads
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$11
AKG K712 Pro aliexpressEar Pads For AKG K712 PRO Headphone Earp...Ear Pads For AKG K712 PRO Headphone Earpads Replacement Headset Ear Pad PU Leather Sponge Foam
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$4.95

Sony MDR-1A

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-1A aliexpressMDR Headband Cover, Sony Replacement Hea...MDR Headband Cover, Sony Replacement Head Band Protector with Zipper [ Easy Installation ] for Sony MDR - 1R, 1RNC, 1RBT, 1A, 1A
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$5.41
Sony MDR-1A aliexpressReplacement Earpads Earmuff Cushion For ...Replacement Earpads Earmuff Cushion For SONY MDR-1R MK2 1RBT 1ADAC MDR-1A 1ABT Protein Softer Leather Ear Pad Earphone LX9B
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$2.57
Sony MDR-1A aliexpressReplacement Protein Leather Ear Pads Cus...Replacement Protein Leather Ear Pads Cushion For SONY MK2 1RBT 1ADAC MDR-1A
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$6.90
Sony MDR-1A aliexpressSuitable for Sony MDR-1R MK2 1ADAC MDR-1...Suitable for Sony MDR-1R MK2 1ADAC MDR-1A Headphone Sleeve Sponge Sleeve Earmuffs
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$3.99
Sony MDR-1A aliexpressReplacement Inline Remote Control Cord A...Replacement Inline Remote Control Cord Audio Cable With Mic For Audio Technica ATH-MSR7 Sony MUC-S12SM1 MDR-1A Headphones
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$3.99

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