71points

AKG Y400

77points

AKG Y500 Wireless

AKG Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
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AKG Y400 vs AKG Y500 Wireless

AKG Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless

Why is AKG Y400 better than AKG Y500 Wireless?

  • 0.8 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    5vs4.2
  • 60g lighter
    ?

    170gvs230g
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    2hvs2.5h
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?
  • Has USB Type-C
    ?

Why is AKG Y500 Wireless better than AKG Y400?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
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    16Hzvs20Hz
  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
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    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 11dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    117dB/mWvs106dB/mW
  • 13h longer battery life
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    33hvs20h
  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • 2.5x more battery power
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    900mAhvs360mAh

Price comparison

AKG Y400

ProductStorePrice
AKG Y400 AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version)
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$104.04
AKG Y400 AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version) (Renewed)
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$44.95
AKG Y400 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 Y400 AmazonAKG (A Samsung Brand) N700NC M2 Over-Ear...AKG (A Samsung Brand) N700NC M2 Over-Ear Foldable Wireless Headphones, Active Noise Cancelling Headphones - Black (US Version), 2.6, Model:GP-N700HAHCIWA
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$198.99
AKG Y400 AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones- Blue (US Version) (Renewed)
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$48.00
AKG Y400 AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Pink (US Version) (Renewed)
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$39.99
AKG Y400 AmazonSamsung AKG N700NC Over-Ear Foldable Wir...Samsung AKG N700NC Over-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones, Active Noise Cancelling Headphones - Silver (US Version)
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$269.99
AKG Y400 AmazonAKG Noise Cancelling Headphones N60NC Wi...AKG Noise Cancelling Headphones N60NC Wireless Bluetooth - Black - GP-N060HAHCAAA
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$118.95
AKG Y400 AmazonAKG Noise Canceling Headphone Black (N60...AKG Noise Canceling Headphone Black (N60)
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$120.00

AKG Y500 Wireless

Buy used:

$129.99

ProductStorePrice
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wirele...AKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wireless Headphone Y500 Wireless (Green) AKGY500BTGRN【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】【Ships from Japan】
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$401.76
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version) (Renewed)
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$44.95
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version)
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$104.04
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wirele...AKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wireless Headphone Y500 Wireless (Pink) AKGY500BTPIK【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】【Ships from Japan】
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$49.00
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Green (US Version)
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$103.19

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
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 a detachable cable
AKG Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.sweat resistance
AKG Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.weight

170g

230g

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.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.can be folded
AKG Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

16Hz

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

20000Hz

22000Hz

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 Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
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 Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
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

106dB/mW

117dB/mW

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

32 Ohms

32 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.Battery life

20h

33h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
AKG Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

2h

2.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery power

360mAh

900mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
6.Has USB Type-C
AKG Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

5

4.2

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
AKG Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
AKG Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
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 Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

2

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
AKG Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
AKG Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.Has voice prompts
AKG Y400
AKG Y500 Wireless
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Price comparison

AKG Y400

ProductStorePrice
AKG Y400 AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version)
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$104.04
AKG Y400 AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$44.95
AKG Y400 AmazonAKG Pro Audio K92 Over-Ear, Closed-Back,...AKG Pro Audio K92 Over-Ear, Closed-Back, Studio Headphones, Matte Black and Gold
Amazon logo
$59.00
AKG Y400 AmazonAKG (A Samsung Brand) N700NC M2 Over-Ear...AKG (A Samsung Brand) N700NC M2 Over-Ear Foldable Wireless Headphones, Active Noise Cancelling Headphones - Black (US Version), 2.6, Model:GP-N700HAHCIWA
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$198.99
AKG Y400 AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones- Blue (US Version) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$48.00
AKG Y400 AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Pink (US Version) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$39.99
AKG Y400 AmazonSamsung AKG N700NC Over-Ear Foldable Wir...Samsung AKG N700NC Over-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones, Active Noise Cancelling Headphones - Silver (US Version)
Amazon logo
$269.99
AKG Y400 AmazonAKG Noise Cancelling Headphones N60NC Wi...AKG Noise Cancelling Headphones N60NC Wireless Bluetooth - Black - GP-N060HAHCAAA
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$118.95
AKG Y400 AmazonAKG Noise Canceling Headphone Black (N60...AKG Noise Canceling Headphone Black (N60)
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$120.00

AKG Y500 Wireless

Buy used:

$129.99

ProductStorePrice
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wirele...AKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wireless Headphone Y500 Wireless (Green) AKGY500BTGRN【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】【Ships from Japan】
Amazon logo
$401.76
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$44.95
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version)
Amazon logo
$104.04
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wirele...AKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wireless Headphone Y500 Wireless (Pink) AKGY500BTPIK【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】【Ships from Japan】
Amazon logo
$49.00
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Green (US Version)
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$103.19

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