AKG K72Sony MDR-HW700DS
Top 34%451 points
Top 34%
Top 46%368 points
Top 46%
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AKG K72 vs Sony MDR-HW700DS: 18 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.

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

3. weight

120g lighter.

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
Sony MDR-HW700DS
49% have it

5. 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
Sony MDR-HW700DS
35% have it

6. 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
Sony MDR-HW700DS
73% have it

7. 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
Sony MDR-HW700DS
38% have it

8. 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
Sony MDR-HW700DS
45% have it

9. is 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
Sony MDR-HW700DS
34% have it

10. 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.

11. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K72
Sony MDR-HW700DS
74% have it

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K72
Sony MDR-HW700DS
44% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K72
Sony MDR-HW700DS
55% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AKG K72
Sony MDR-HW700DS
15% have it

15. 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
Sony MDR-HW700DS
42% have it

16. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
AKG K72
Sony MDR-HW700DS
8% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

18. 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
Sony MDR-HW700DS
87% have it

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