55points
48points

AKG Y50

61points
47points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Cost-effectiveness winner
AKG Y50
Comparison winner
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AKG Y50 vs Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

AKG Y50
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
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AKG Y50
61
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Why is AKG Y50 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x?

  • 16dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    115dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • 95g lighter
    190gvs285g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50x better than AKG Y50?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs24000Hz
  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    15Hzvs16Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • Has a coil cable
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

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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 Y50
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
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 Y50
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

AKG Y50
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

190g

285g

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

AKG Y50
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

AKG Y50
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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

24000Hz

28000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

16Hz

15Hz

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

115dB/mW

99dB/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 Y50
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
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

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

32 Ohms

38 Ohms

6.driver unit size
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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

40mm

45mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG Y50
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
2.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 Y50
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

AKG Y50
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
2.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.

AKG Y50
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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