52points

AKG K72

55points

Philips SHQ3017/28

AKG K72
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AKG K72 vs Philips SHQ3017/28

AKG K72
Philips SHQ3017/28
AKG K72
Philips SHQ3017/28

Why is AKG K72 better than Philips SHQ3017/28?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has an over-the-ear form

Why is Philips SHQ3017/28 better than AKG K72?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs16Hz
  • 192g lighter
    8gvs200g
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an in-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K72
Philips SHQ3017/28

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
Philips SHQ3017/28

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

8g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has an in-ear form
AKG K72
Philips SHQ3017/28

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
Philips SHQ3017/28

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
AKG K72
Philips SHQ3017/28

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

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Sound quality

1.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

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

22000Hz

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 K72
Philips SHQ3017/28

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

102dB/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.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

6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K72
Philips SHQ3017/28

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K72
Philips SHQ3017/28

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K72
Philips SHQ3017/28

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
AKG K72
Philips SHQ3017/28

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

2.can be used as a headset
AKG K72
Philips SHQ3017/28

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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