45points

AKG K812

34points

Sennheiser HD 800

Comparison winner
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800
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60 facts in comparison

AKG K812 vs Sennheiser HD 800

AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800

Why is AKG K812 better than Sennheiser HD 800?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs6Hz
  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    54000Hzvs51000Hz
  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 264 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    36 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 800 better than AKG K812?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 60g lighter
    ?

    330gvs390g

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 800

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone ...Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone System
Amazon logo
$1,679.95
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 820 Over-the-Ear Audiophil...Sennheiser HD 820 Over-the-Ear Audiophile Reference Headphones - Ring Radiator Drivers with Glass Reflector Technology, Sound Isolating Closed Earcups, Includes Balanced Cable, 2-Year Warranty (Black)
Amazon logo
$1,790.00
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
Amazon logo
$99.95
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Bac...Sennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Back Headphone
Amazon logo
$199.95
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
Amazon logo
$391.13
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
Amazon logo
$499.95
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - ...Sennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - Black
Amazon logo
$99.95
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Black
Amazon logo
$348.00
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonPhilips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Preci...Philips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
Amazon logo
$74.00
Sennheiser HD 800 aliexpressHiFi BALANCED OCC Audio Cable Cord For S...HiFi BALANCED OCC Audio Cable Cord For Sennheiser HD 800 HD800 800S 820 Headphone 1.2m
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$55.10
Sennheiser HD 800 aliexpressWhiyo Replacement EarPads Headband for S...Whiyo Replacement EarPads Headband for Sennheiser HD800 HD800s Headset Cushion Cover Bumper Pads Parts
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$9.49
Sennheiser HD 800 aliexpressExtraFine Merino Hand Woven Pure Wool He...ExtraFine Merino Hand Woven Pure Wool Headband Cushion For Sennheiser HD700 HD800 HD800S ORPHEUS Headphone
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$9.21
Sennheiser HD 800 aliexpressHiFi BALANCED OCC Audio Cable Cord For E...HiFi BALANCED OCC Audio Cable Cord For ENIGMAcoustics Dharma D1000 Headphone 1.2
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$55.10
Sennheiser HD 800 aliexpressEarTlogis Velvet Replacement Parts for S...EarTlogis Velvet Replacement Parts for Sennheiser HD800 HD800s HD 800 S Headset EarPads Bumper Headband Earmuff Cover Cushion
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$9.99

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 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.
3.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.
4.sweat resistance
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

390g

330g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sound quality

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

54000Hz

51000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has 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.
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.
5.sound pressure level

110dB/mW

102dB/mW

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

Power

1.Battery life

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG K812)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sennheiser HD 800)

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG K812)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sennheiser HD 800)

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery power

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG K812)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sennheiser HD 800)

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
6.Has USB Type-C
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG K812)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sennheiser HD 800)

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.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.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG K812)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sennheiser HD 800)

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG K812)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sennheiser HD 800)

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG K812)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sennheiser HD 800)

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 800

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone ...Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone System
Amazon logo
$1,679.95
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 820 Over-the-Ear Audiophil...Sennheiser HD 820 Over-the-Ear Audiophile Reference Headphones - Ring Radiator Drivers with Glass Reflector Technology, Sound Isolating Closed Earcups, Includes Balanced Cable, 2-Year Warranty (Black)
Amazon logo
$1,790.00
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
Amazon logo
$99.95
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Bac...Sennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Back Headphone
Amazon logo
$199.95
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
Amazon logo
$391.13
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
Amazon logo
$499.95
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - ...Sennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - Black
Amazon logo
$99.95
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Black
Amazon logo
$348.00
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonPhilips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Preci...Philips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
Amazon logo
$74.00
Sennheiser HD 800 aliexpressHiFi BALANCED OCC Audio Cable Cord For S...HiFi BALANCED OCC Audio Cable Cord For Sennheiser HD 800 HD800 800S 820 Headphone 1.2m
aliexpress logo
$55.10
Sennheiser HD 800 aliexpressWhiyo Replacement EarPads Headband for S...Whiyo Replacement EarPads Headband for Sennheiser HD800 HD800s Headset Cushion Cover Bumper Pads Parts
aliexpress logo
$9.49
Sennheiser HD 800 aliexpressExtraFine Merino Hand Woven Pure Wool He...ExtraFine Merino Hand Woven Pure Wool Headband Cushion For Sennheiser HD700 HD800 HD800S ORPHEUS Headphone
aliexpress logo
$9.21
Sennheiser HD 800 aliexpressHiFi BALANCED OCC Audio Cable Cord For E...HiFi BALANCED OCC Audio Cable Cord For ENIGMAcoustics Dharma D1000 Headphone 1.2
aliexpress logo
$55.10
Sennheiser HD 800 aliexpressEarTlogis Velvet Replacement Parts for S...EarTlogis Velvet Replacement Parts for Sennheiser HD800 HD800s HD 800 S Headset EarPads Bumper Headband Earmuff Cover Cushion
aliexpress logo
$9.99

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