55points
42points

AKG Q 701

48points
31points

Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition

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AKG Q 701 vs Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition

AKG Q 701
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition
55
points
AKG Q 701
48
points
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition

Why is AKG Q 701 better than Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition?

  • 4800Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs35000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 9dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs96dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 55g lighter
    235gvs290g
  • 3m longer cable
    ?

    6mvs3m
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition better than AKG Q 701?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 30 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

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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 Q 701
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition
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 Q 701
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition
3.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 Q 701
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition
4.weight
?

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3g

235g

290g

5.travel bag is included
?

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

AKG Q 701
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition
6.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

AKG Q 701
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition

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

39800Hz

35000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

Best

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1Hz

10Hz

5Hz

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

105dB/mW

96dB/mW

4.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 Q 701
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition
5.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

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4 Ohms

62 Ohms

32 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

AKG Q 701
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition

Connectivity

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

AKG Q 701
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition

Features

1.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.

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