60points

AKG K812

44points

Sennheiser HD 800

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AKG K812 vs Sennheiser HD 800

AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800
60
points
44
points

Why is AKG K812 better than Sennheiser HD 800?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs6Hz
  • 264 Ohms lower impedance
    36 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Sennheiser HD 800 better than AKG K812?

  • 60g lighter
    330gvs390g
  • Has stereo speakers

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800

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
Sennheiser HD 800

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
Sennheiser HD 800

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

330g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has included ear pads
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

54000Hz

51000Hz

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

6Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

4.sound pressure level

110dB/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.impedance

36 Ohms

300 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

6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800

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

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