58points

AKG N40

60points

Sony MDR-7520

AKG N40
Sony MDR-7520
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18 facts in comparison

AKG N40 vs Sony MDR-7520

AKG N40
Sony MDR-7520
58
points
AKG N40
60
points
Sony MDR-7520

Why is AKG N40 better than Sony MDR-7520?

  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    115dB/mWvs108dB/mW
  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
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    20 Ohmsvs24 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • 247g lighter
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    22gvs269g
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an in-ear form
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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Why is Sony MDR-7520 better than AKG N40?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 40000Hz higher high-frequency
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    80000Hzvs40000Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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Price comparison

Sony MDR-7520

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$8.79

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N40
Sony MDR-7520
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 N40
Sony MDR-7520
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 N40
Sony MDR-7520
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

22g

269g

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 N40
Sony MDR-7520
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
AKG N40
Sony MDR-7520
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

5Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

40000Hz

80000Hz

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 N40
Sony MDR-7520
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.sound pressure level

115dB/mW

108dB/mW

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

20 Ohms

24 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG N40
Sony MDR-7520
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N40
Sony MDR-7520
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 N40
Sony MDR-7520
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.Has an in-line control panel
AKG N40
Sony MDR-7520
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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