50points

AKG K712

52points

Sennheiser HD 598

AKG K712
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Sennheiser HD 598
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AKG K712 vs Sennheiser HD 598

AKG K712
Sennheiser HD 598
AKG K712
Sennheiser HD 598
50
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52
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Why is AKG K712 better than Sennheiser HD 598?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs12Hz
  • 35g lighter
    235gvs270g
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Sennheiser HD 598 better than AKG K712?

  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    50 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    112dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K712
Sennheiser HD 598

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 a detachable cable
AKG K712
Sennheiser HD 598

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K712
Sennheiser HD 598

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.

4.weight

235g

270g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has included ear pads
AKG K712
Sennheiser HD 598

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
AKG K712
Sennheiser HD 598

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

39800Hz

38500Hz

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

10Hz

12Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

112dB/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.impedance

62 Ohms

50 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K712
Sennheiser HD 598

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.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K712
Sennheiser HD 598

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

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