58points

AKG Y50

36points

Grado SR80e

Comparison winner
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19 facts in comparison

AKG Y50 vs Grado SR80e

AKG Y50
Grado SR80e
AKG Y50
Grado SR80e
58
points
36
points

Why is AKG Y50 better than Grado SR80e?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    16Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be folded
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Grado SR80e better than AKG Y50?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a straight plug
  • 0.8m longer cable
    2mvs1.2m
  • Has an open-back design

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG Y50
Grado SR80e

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
Grado SR80e

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG Y50
Grado SR80e

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.

4.can be folded
AKG Y50
Grado SR80e

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

5.travel bag is included
AKG Y50
Grado SR80e

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

6.has an L-shaped plug
AKG Y50
Grado SR80e

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.lowest frequency

16Hz

20Hz

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

2.highest frequency

24000Hz

20000Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

115dB/mW

99.8dB/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

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG Y50
Grado SR80e

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG Y50
Grado SR80e

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
Grado SR80e

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.has an in-line control panel
AKG Y50
Grado SR80e

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

3.warranty period

1

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

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