49points

AKG K712

92points

Bose QuietComfort 35

92points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

95points

Sennheiser PXC 550

51points

Sony MDR-XB50AP

AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
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AKG K712 vs Bose QuietComfort 35 vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC vs Sennheiser PXC 550 vs Sony MDR-XB50AP

AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-XB50AP
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Why is AKG K712 better than Bose QuietComfort 35 & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Sennheiser PXC 550 & Sony MDR-XB50AP?

  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 better than AKG K712 & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Sennheiser PXC 550 & Sony MDR-XB50AP?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than AKG K712 & Bose QuietComfort 35 & Sennheiser PXC 550 & Sony MDR-XB50AP?

    Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than AKG K712 & Bose QuietComfort 35 & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Sony MDR-XB50AP?

      Why is Sony MDR-XB50AP better than AKG K712 & Bose QuietComfort 35 & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Sennheiser PXC 550?

      • Lowest frequency
        4Hzvs10,10,18,17Hz
      • Weight
        8gvs235,309,221.1,227g
      • Has an in-ear form

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      Design

      1.has stereo speakers
      AKG K712
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
      Sennheiser PXC 550
      Sony MDR-XB50AP

      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
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
      Sennheiser PXC 550
      Sony MDR-XB50AP

      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
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
      Sennheiser PXC 550
      Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

      4.weight

      235g

      309g

      221.1g

      227g

      8g

      Best

      Sony MDR-EX150AP

      3g

      5.can be folded
      AKG K712
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
      Sennheiser PXC 550
      Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

      6.has a tangle free cable
      AKG K712
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
      Sennheiser PXC 550
      Sony MDR-XB50AP

      The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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      Sound quality

      1.lowest frequency

      10Hz

      10Hz

      18Hz

      17Hz

      4Hz

      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

      2.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
      AKG K712
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
      Sennheiser PXC 550
      Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

      3.sound pressure level

      105dB/mW

      90dB/mW

      113dB/mW

      110dB/mW

      110dB/mW

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

      Best

      AKG K553 Pro

      144dB/mW

      4.has a neodymium magnet
      AKG K712
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
      Sennheiser PXC 550
      Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

      5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
      AKG K712
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
      Sennheiser PXC 550
      Sony MDR-XB50AP

      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.

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      Power

      1.has a battery level indicator
      AKG K712
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
      Sennheiser PXC 550
      Sony MDR-XB50AP

      An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

      2.has a rechargeable battery
      AKG K712
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
      Sennheiser PXC 550
      Sony MDR-XB50AP

      The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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      Connectivity

      1.Can be used wirelessly
      AKG K712
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
      Sennheiser PXC 550
      Sony MDR-XB50AP

      Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

      2.has a 3.5mm male connector
      AKG K712
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
      Sennheiser PXC 550
      Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

      3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
      AKG K712
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
      Sennheiser PXC 550
      Sony MDR-XB50AP

      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.

      4.Has WiFi
      AKG K712
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
      Sennheiser PXC 550
      Sony MDR-XB50AP

      The device can connect to WiFi.

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      Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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      Features

      1.control panel placed on a device
      AKG K712
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
      Sennheiser PXC 550
      Sony MDR-XB50AP

      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.

      2.can be used as a headset
      AKG K712
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
      Sennheiser PXC 550
      Sony MDR-XB50AP

      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.

      3.has an in-line control panel
      AKG K712
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
      Sennheiser PXC 550
      Sony MDR-XB50AP

      There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

      4.has a noise canceling microphone
      AKG K712
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
      Sennheiser PXC 550
      Sony MDR-XB50AP

      These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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