49points

AKG K712

52points

Ultrasone HFI-680

AKG K712
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AKG K712 vs Ultrasone HFI-680

AKG K712
Ultrasone HFI-680
AKG K712
Ultrasone HFI-680

Why is AKG K712 better than Ultrasone HFI-680?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs15Hz
  • 13 Ohms lower impedance
    62 Ohmsvs75 Ohms
  • 50g lighter
    235gvs285g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Ultrasone HFI-680 better than AKG K712?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be folded

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K712
Ultrasone HFI-680

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
Ultrasone HFI-680

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.weight

235g

285g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
AKG K712
Ultrasone HFI-680

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

5.can be folded
AKG K712
Ultrasone HFI-680

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

6.has included ear pads
AKG K712
Ultrasone HFI-680

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

15Hz

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.highest frequency

39800Hz

25000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K712
Ultrasone HFI-680

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

4.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

99dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

62 Ohms

75 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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K712
Ultrasone HFI-680

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

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