49points
56points

AKG K72

66points
54points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Cost-effectiveness winner
AKG K72
Comparison winner
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19 facts in comparison

AKG K72 vs Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
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AKG K72
66
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Why is AKG K72 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x?

  • 13dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    112dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • 85g lighter
    200gvs285g
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50x better than AKG K72?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    15Hzvs16Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Mon...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Monitor Headphones + Slappa Full Sized HardBody PRO Headphone Case (SL-HP-07)
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$163.90
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Mon...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Monitor Headphones + Fiio A1 Headphone Amp
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$163.90
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio Technica ATH-M50X Professional Stu...Audio Technica ATH-M50X Professional Studio Headphones (Black) with FiiO A3 Portable Headphone Amplifier (Black)
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$163.90
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones (Renewed)
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$103.98
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluet...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones, Black
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$143.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, White (Renewed)
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$130.99
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50xGM Professional M...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xGM Professional Monitor Headphones, Gun Metal
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$169.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black
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$149.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones with Bluetooth Adapter, Black
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$169.95
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x walmartAudio-Technica ATH-M50X Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50X Professional Studio Headphones (Black)(Certified Refurbished)
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$108.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x aliexpressFiiO BTA10 Bluetooth 5.0 Adapter for Aud...FiiO BTA10 Bluetooth 5.0 Adapter for Audio-*Technica ATH-M50x/MSR7 Amplifier with cVc noise cancellation technology ptXLL/AAC
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$42.99

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
3.has a detachable cable
?

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

AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

200g

285g

5.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
6.travel bag is included
?

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

AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

20000Hz

28000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

16Hz

15Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

112dB/mW

99dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
5.impedance
?

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

32 Ohms

38 Ohms

6.driver unit size
?

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

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1060

106mm

40mm

45mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Amazon Echo Buds

AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

For example

Amazon Echo Buds

AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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