59points

AKG K812

58points

Philips SHO9207

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AKG K812 vs Philips SHO9207

AKG K812
Philips SHO9207
AKG K812
Philips SHO9207

Why is AKG K812 better than Philips SHO9207?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs12Hz
  • 10g lighter
    390gvs400g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Philips SHO9207 better than AKG K812?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs36 Ohms
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a coiled cord

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K812
Philips SHO9207

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 K812
Philips SHO9207

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.has a detachable cable
AKG K812
Philips SHO9207

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

4.weight

390g

400g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K812
Philips SHO9207

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has included ear pads
AKG K812
Philips SHO9207

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

12Hz

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

54000Hz

24000Hz

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 K812
Philips SHO9207

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

110dB/mW

105dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K812
Philips SHO9207

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.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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K812
Philips SHO9207

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 K812
Philips SHO9207

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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