45points

AKG K872

31points

Sennheiser HD 800 S

AKG K872
Comparison winner
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18 facts in comparison

AKG K872 vs Sennheiser HD 800 S

AKG K872
Sennheiser HD 800 S

Why is AKG K872 better than Sennheiser HD 800 S?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
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    54000Hzvs51000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 264 Ohms lower impedance
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    36 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Travel bag is included
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Why is Sennheiser HD 800 S better than AKG K872?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs5Hz
  • 3mm bigger driver unit
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    56mmvs53mm
  • 60g lighter
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    330gvs390g
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    2vs1
  • Has an open-back design
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Price comparison

AKG K872

ProductStorePrice
AKG K872 AmazonAKG K 701 Ultra Reference Class Stereo H...AKG K 701 Ultra Reference Class Stereo Headphone Level 1
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$214.00
AKG K872 AmazonAKG Pro Audio K812 PRO Over-Ear, Open-Ba...AKG Pro Audio K812 PRO Over-Ear, Open-Back, Flat-Wire, Superior Reference Headphones
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$1,099.00
AKG K872 AmazonSennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone ...Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone System
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$1,492.66
AKG K872 AmazonAKG Pro Audio K92 Over-Ear, Closed-Back,...AKG Pro Audio K92 Over-Ear, Closed-Back, Studio Headphones, Matte Black and Gold
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$59.00
AKG K872 AmazonAKG Pro Audio K361BT Bluetooth Over-Ear,...AKG Pro Audio K361BT Bluetooth Over-Ear, Closed-Back, Foldable Studio Headphones
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$117.35
AKG K872 AmazonAKG Pro Audio C555 L High-Performance He...AKG Pro Audio C555 L High-Performance Head-Worn Condenser Microphone
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$139.00
AKG K872 AmazonAKG K619BLK Premium DJ Headphones with I...AKG K619BLK Premium DJ Headphones with In-Line Remote and Microphone, Black
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$99.95
AKG K872 AmazonAKG K350CRM High-Performance In-Ear Head...AKG K350CRM High-Performance In-Ear Headset, Chrome
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$145.00
AKG K872 AmazonAKG Pro Audio K99 Perception Over-Ear Se...AKG Pro Audio K99 Perception Over-Ear Semi-Open Studio Headphones
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$277.11
AKG K872 AmazonAKG M 80 MkII Semi-Open Studio Headphone...AKG M 80 MkII Semi-Open Studio Headphone (Standard)
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$99.00

Sennheiser HD 800 S

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$629.99

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone ...Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone System
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$1,499.00
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$397.98
Sennheiser HD 800 S 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)
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$1,900.00
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
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$459.99
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Bac...Sennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Back Headphone
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$199.95
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonPhilips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Preci...Philips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
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$79.99
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
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$99.95
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 569 Closed Back Headphone
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$149.85
Sennheiser HD 800 S AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$329.95

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K872
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 K872
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 K872
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.can be folded
AKG K872
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
AKG K872
Sennheiser HD 800 S
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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.has passive noise reduction
AKG K872
Sennheiser HD 800 S
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.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.
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.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K872
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K872
Sennheiser HD 800 S
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K872
Sennheiser HD 800 S
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.warranty period

1

2

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

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