46points

AKG K812

31points

Sennheiser HD 800 S

AKG K812
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14 facts in comparison

AKG K812 vs Sennheiser HD 800 S

AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800 S

Why is AKG K812 better than Sennheiser HD 800 S?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
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    54000Hzvs51000Hz
  • 264 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    36 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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Why is Sennheiser HD 800 S better than AKG K812?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs5Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 3mm bigger driver unit
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    56mmvs53mm
  • 60g lighter
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    330gvs390g

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 800 S

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$629.99

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800 S
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 S
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 S
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

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.
5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800 S
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
6.cable length

3m

3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

4Hz

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.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.
4.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
5.driver unit size

53mm

56mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K812
Sennheiser HD 800 S
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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