AKG K72KEF M500
Top 51%648 points
Top 51%
Top 36%857 points
Top 36%
AKG K72
KEF M500
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AKG K72 vs KEF M500: 24 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
16Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
20Hz

3. weight

8g lighter.
200g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
208g

4. has sound isolation/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
KEF M500
48% have it

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.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
32Ohms

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
AKG K72
KEF M500
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
112dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
103dB/mW

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K72
KEF M500
73% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K72
KEF M500
25% have it

10. 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
KEF M500
38% have it

11. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K72
KEF M500
31% have it

12. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
AKG K72
KEF M500
44% have it

13. can be used as a headset

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.
AKG K72
KEF M500
36% have it

14. 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.
40mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
40mm

16. 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
KEF M500
42% have it

17. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K72
KEF M500
32% have it

18. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K72
KEF M500
53% have it

19. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K72
KEF M500
42% have it

20. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AKG K72
KEF M500
16% have it

21. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K72
KEF M500
64% have it

22. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.3m

23. 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
KEF M500
87% have it

24. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
AKG K72
KEF M500
22% have it

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