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AKG K72
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Top 49%681 points
Top 49%
Top 21%1,048 points
Top 21%
AKG K72
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Top specs and features

AKG K72 vs Sony MDR-XB950N1: 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

90g lighter.
200g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
290g

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-XB950N1
45% 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.
32 Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4 Ohms
47 Ohms

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
Sony MDR-XB950N1
35% have it

7. 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-XB950N1
68% have it

8. 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-XB950N1
38% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K72
Sony MDR-XB950N1
30% have it

10. 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
Sony MDR-XB950N1
43% have it

11. 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
Sony MDR-XB950N1
75% have it

12. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AKG K72
Sony MDR-XB950N1
23% have it

13. 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 LCD2 Classic: 106mm
40mm

14. 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-XB950N1
39% have it

15. control panel placed on a device

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
AKG K72
Sony MDR-XB950N1
17% have it

16. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K72
Sony MDR-XB950N1
64% have it

17. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K72
Sony MDR-XB950N1
43% have it

18. 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
Sony MDR-XB950N1
30% have it

19. 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-XB950N1
49% have it

20. 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-XB950N1
81% have it

21. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

22. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
AKG K72
Sony MDR-XB950N1
16% have it

23. warranty period

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
2
TrebLab X2: Unlimited undefined
1

24. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
AKG K72
Sony MDR-XB950N1
4% have it

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