61points

AKG N5005

40points

HiFiMAN HE-6

AKG N5005
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36 facts in comparison

AKG N5005 vs HiFiMAN HE-6

AKG N5005
HiFiMAN HE-6
61
points
AKG N5005
40
points
HiFiMAN HE-6

Why is AKG N5005 better than HiFiMAN HE-6?

  • 32.5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    116dB/mWvs83.5dB/mW
  • 32 Ohms lower impedance
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    18 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • 490.6g lighter
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    11.4gvs502g
  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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Why is HiFiMAN HE-6 better than AKG N5005?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
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    8Hzvs10Hz
  • 25000Hz higher high-frequency
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    65000Hzvs40000Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a straight plug
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  • Has an open-back design
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Price comparison

HiFiMAN HE-6

Buy used:

$183.74

ProductStorePrice
HiFiMAN HE-6 AmazonHIFIMAN HE6se Full-Size Over Ear Planar ...HIFIMAN HE6se Full-Size Over Ear Planar Magnetic Audiophile Adjustable Headphone with Comfortable Earpads Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping
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$1,795.00
HiFiMAN HE-6 AmazonHIFIMAN HE-560 V2 Premium Planar Magneti...HIFIMAN HE-560 V2 Premium Planar Magnetic Headphones
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$469.97
HiFiMAN HE-6 AmazonHIFIMAN HE400S Over Ear Full-Size Planar...HIFIMAN HE400S Over Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphone
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$249.00
HiFiMAN HE-6 AmazonHIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Plana...HIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Planar Magnetic Headphones with High Fidelity Design Easy to Drive by iPhone /Android Comfortable Headband Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping Black
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$349.00
HiFiMAN HE-6 AmazonMassdrop x HIFIMAN Edition XX Over-Ear P...Massdrop x HIFIMAN Edition XX Over-Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones
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$630.00
HiFiMAN HE-6 AmazonHIFIMAN Deva Over-Ear Full-Size Open-Bac...HIFIMAN Deva Over-Ear Full-Size Open-Back Planar Magnetic Headphone with Bluetooth Dongle/Receiver, Balanced Input, Easily Switch to Wireless, USB/Wireless/Wired
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$299.00
HiFiMAN HE-6 AmazonVelPad for HIFIMAN Over Ear Planar Magne...VelPad for HIFIMAN Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphone HE400S,560,400i,400,6,500
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$15.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N5005
HiFiMAN HE-6
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 N5005
HiFiMAN HE-6
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 N5005
HiFiMAN HE-6
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
AKG N5005
HiFiMAN HE-6
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

11.4g

502g

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.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG N5005
HiFiMAN HE-6
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

8Hz

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

65000Hz

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 N5005
HiFiMAN HE-6
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AKG N5005
HiFiMAN HE-6
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.
5.sound pressure level

116dB/mW

83.5dB/mW

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

18 Ohms

50 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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
AKG N5005
HiFiMAN HE-6
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
AKG N5005
HiFiMAN HE-6
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
AKG N5005
HiFiMAN HE-6
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N5005
HiFiMAN HE-6
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N5005
HiFiMAN HE-6
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG N5005
HiFiMAN HE-6
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
4.supports Wi-Fi
AKG N5005
HiFiMAN HE-6
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG N5005
HiFiMAN HE-6
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 a noise-canceling microphone
AKG N5005
HiFiMAN HE-6
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
AKG N5005
HiFiMAN HE-6
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
AKG N5005
HiFiMAN HE-6
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Price comparison

HiFiMAN HE-6

Buy used:

$183.74

ProductStorePrice
HiFiMAN HE-6 AmazonHIFIMAN HE6se Full-Size Over Ear Planar ...HIFIMAN HE6se Full-Size Over Ear Planar Magnetic Audiophile Adjustable Headphone with Comfortable Earpads Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping
Amazon logo
$1,795.00
HiFiMAN HE-6 AmazonHIFIMAN HE-560 V2 Premium Planar Magneti...HIFIMAN HE-560 V2 Premium Planar Magnetic Headphones
Amazon logo
$469.97
HiFiMAN HE-6 AmazonHIFIMAN HE400S Over Ear Full-Size Planar...HIFIMAN HE400S Over Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphone
Amazon logo
$249.00
HiFiMAN HE-6 AmazonHIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Plana...HIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Planar Magnetic Headphones with High Fidelity Design Easy to Drive by iPhone /Android Comfortable Headband Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping Black
Amazon logo
$349.00
HiFiMAN HE-6 AmazonMassdrop x HIFIMAN Edition XX Over-Ear P...Massdrop x HIFIMAN Edition XX Over-Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones
Amazon logo
$630.00
HiFiMAN HE-6 AmazonHIFIMAN Deva Over-Ear Full-Size Open-Bac...HIFIMAN Deva Over-Ear Full-Size Open-Back Planar Magnetic Headphone with Bluetooth Dongle/Receiver, Balanced Input, Easily Switch to Wireless, USB/Wireless/Wired
Amazon logo
$299.00
HiFiMAN HE-6 AmazonVelPad for HIFIMAN Over Ear Planar Magne...VelPad for HIFIMAN Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphone HE400S,560,400i,400,6,500
Amazon logo
$15.00

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