53points

AKG K72

52points

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

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16 facts in comparison

AKG K72 vs Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
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Why is AKG K72 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M20x?

  • 15 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M20x better than AKG K72?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs16Hz
  • 10g lighter
    190gvs200g
  • Has a neodymium magnet

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

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 K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

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

200g

190g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has included ear pads
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.has a straight plug
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

6.cable length

3m

3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

16Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

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

112dB/mW

96dB/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

32 Ohms

47 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

6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

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 K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

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 K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

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.

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