55points

AKG K872

78points

AKG N90Q

AKG K872
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24 facts in comparison

AKG K872 vs AKG N90Q

AKG K872
AKG N90Q
55
points
AKG K872
78
points
AKG N90Q

Why is AKG K872 better than AKG N90Q?

  • 24000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    54000Hzvs30000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs10Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    112dB/mWvs110dB/mW
  • 70g lighter
    390gvs460g
  • 1mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs52mm

Why is AKG N90Q better than AKG K872?

  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs36 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Price comparison

AKG N90Q

ProductStorePrice
AKG N90Q AmazonAKG N90Q Reference Class Auto-Calibratin...AKG N90Q Reference Class Auto-Calibrating Noise Cancelling Headphones - Black
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$1,025.04

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

AKG K872
AKG N90Q
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

AKG K872
AKG N90Q
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

AKG K872
AKG N90Q
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

390g

460g

5.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

AKG K872
AKG N90Q
6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

AKG K872
AKG N90Q

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

54000Hz

30000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

5Hz

10Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

112dB/mW

110dB/mW

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

AKG K872
AKG N90Q
5.impedance
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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

36 Ohms

32 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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.

AKG K872
AKG N90Q

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

AKG K872
AKG N90Q
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

AKG K872
AKG N90Q

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

AKG K872
AKG N90Q
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

AKG K872
AKG N90Q

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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.

AKG K872
AKG N90Q
2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

AKG K872
AKG N90Q
3.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

AKG K872
AKG N90Q
4.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

1

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