60points

AKG K812

79points

AKG N90Q

AKG K812
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AKG N90Q
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24 facts in comparison

AKG K812 vs AKG N90Q

AKG K812
AKG N90Q
AKG K812
AKG N90Q
60
points
79
points

Why is AKG K812 better than AKG N90Q?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 70g lighter
    390gvs460g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an open-back design

Why is AKG N90Q better than AKG K812?

  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs36 Ohms
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K812
AKG N90Q

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 a detachable cable
AKG K812
AKG N90Q

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K812
AKG N90Q

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.

4.weight

390g

460g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K812
AKG N90Q

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.can be folded
AKG K812
AKG N90Q

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

54000Hz

30000Hz

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

5Hz

10Hz

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.sound pressure level

110dB/mW

110dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

36 Ohms

32 Ohms

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K812
AKG N90Q

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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K812
AKG N90Q

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K812
AKG N90Q

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K812
AKG N90Q

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K812
AKG N90Q

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K812
AKG N90Q

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.

2.can be used as a headset
AKG K812
AKG N90Q

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
AKG K812
AKG N90Q

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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