55points
48points

AKG Y50

73points
54points

Sony MDR-XB950N1

AKG Y50
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AKG Y50 vs Sony MDR-XB950N1

AKG Y50
Sony MDR-XB950N1
55
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AKG Y50
73
points
Sony MDR-XB950N1

Why is AKG Y50 better than Sony MDR-XB950N1?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    24000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    16Hzvs20Hz
  • 15 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 100g lighter
    190gvs290g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB950N1 better than AKG Y50?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?

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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
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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
Sony MDR-XB950N1
4.weight
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190g

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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
Sony MDR-XB950N1
6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

AKG Y50
Sony MDR-XB950N1

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.

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120000Hz

24000Hz

20000Hz

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.

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1Hz

16Hz

20Hz

3.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
Sony MDR-XB950N1
4.impedance
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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.

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4 Ohms

32 Ohms

47 Ohms

5.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.

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40mm

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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 Y50
Sony MDR-XB950N1

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

AKG Y50
Sony MDR-XB950N1

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

AKG Y50
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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
Sony MDR-XB950N1
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

AKG Y50
Sony MDR-XB950N1

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
Sony MDR-XB950N1
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

AKG Y50
Sony MDR-XB950N1
3.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
Sony MDR-XB950N1
4.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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