62points

AKG N40

52points

Sennheiser IE80

Comparison winner
AKG N40
Sennheiser IE80
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18 facts in comparison

AKG N40 vs Sennheiser IE80

AKG N40
Sennheiser IE80
62
points
AKG N40
52
points
Sennheiser IE80

Why is AKG N40 better than Sennheiser IE80?

  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sennheiser IE80 better than AKG N40?

  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    125dB/mWvs115dB/mW
  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs20 Ohms
  • 17g lighter
    5gvs22g
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • Has an earbud form
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

AKG N40
Sennheiser IE80
2.has a detachable cable
?

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

AKG N40
Sennheiser IE80
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

22g

5g

4.travel bag is included
?

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

AKG N40
Sennheiser IE80
5.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

AKG N40
Sennheiser IE80
6.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

AKG N40
Sennheiser IE80

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-Z1R

120000Hz

40000Hz

20000Hz

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

10Hz

10Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

115dB/mW

125dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

AKG N40
Sennheiser IE80
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

20 Ohms

16 Ohms

Connectivity

1.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 N40
Sennheiser IE80

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.

AKG N40
Sennheiser IE80
2.has an in-line control panel
?

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

AKG N40
Sennheiser IE80

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