52points

AKG K72

57points

Creative HS-730i

AKG K72
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AKG K72 vs Creative HS-730i

AKG K72
Creative HS-730i
AKG K72
Creative HS-730i

Why is AKG K72 better than Creative HS-730i?

  • Has an over-the-ear form

Why is Creative HS-730i better than AKG K72?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    23000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    6Hzvs16Hz
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 189g lighter
    11gvs200g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an in-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K72
Creative HS-730i

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
Creative HS-730i

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

11g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has an in-ear form
AKG K72
Creative HS-730i

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

5.has included ear pads
AKG K72
Creative HS-730i

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.has a straight plug
AKG K72
Creative HS-730i

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

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

23000Hz

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

6Hz

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
Creative HS-730i

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

106dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K72
Creative HS-730i

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

6.driver unit size

40mm

9mm

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

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K72
Creative HS-730i

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K72
Creative HS-730i

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

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K72
Creative HS-730i

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
AKG K72
Creative HS-730i

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

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