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AKG Y50

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AKG Y50 review: specs and price

AKG Y50
AKG Y50
58
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Why is AKG Y50 better than the average?

  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs33.15 Ohms
  • Sound pressure level
    115dB/mWvs105.2dB/mW
  • Driver unit size
    40mmvs30.88mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG Y50

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 Y50

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

3.weight

190g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
AKG Y50

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

5.travel bag is included
AKG Y50

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

6.has an L-shaped plug
AKG Y50

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

24000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

16Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

115dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

5.driver unit size

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG Y50

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG Y50

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 Y50

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

2.warranty period

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

3.has an in-line control panel
AKG Y50

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

4.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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