56points

AKG K872

39points

Sennheiser HD 800 S

AKG K872
Comparison winner
Sennheiser HD 800 S
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18 facts in comparison

AKG K872 vs Sennheiser HD 800 S

AKG K872
Sennheiser HD 800 S
56
points
AKG K872
39
points
Sennheiser HD 800 S

Why is AKG K872 better than Sennheiser HD 800 S?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    54000Hzvs51000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 264 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    36 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 800 S better than AKG K872?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs5Hz
  • 60g lighter
    330gvs390g
  • 3mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    56mmvs53mm
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 800 S

Buy used:

$514.00

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone ...Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone System
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$1,599.00
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
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$489.95
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$299.00
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 820 Closed-Back Headphone
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$2,399.78
Sennheiser HD 800 S Amazonbeyerdynamic DT 990 Pro 250 ohm Headphon...beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro 250 ohm Headphones, Gray, (459038)
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$129.95
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$399.93
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headpho...Sennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headphone
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$239.99
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser PXC 550 Wireless – NoiseGard ...Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless – NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control and 30-Hour Battery Life
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$199.95

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. Show more

AKG K872
Sennheiser HD 800 S
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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
Sennheiser HD 800 S
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
Sennheiser HD 800 S
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

390g

330g

5.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

Skullcandy Crusher ANC

AKG K872
Sennheiser HD 800 S
6.travel bag is included
?

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

AKG K872
Sennheiser HD 800 S

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

51000Hz

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

4Hz

3.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
Sennheiser HD 800 S
4.impedance
?

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

300 Ohms

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

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1060

106mm

53mm

56mm

Connectivity

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

For example

Skullcandy Vert

AKG K872
Sennheiser HD 800 S
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

AKG K872
Sennheiser HD 800 S

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

For example

Skullcandy Vert

AKG K872
Sennheiser HD 800 S
2.warranty period
?

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

2

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