78points

AKG Y500 Wireless

57points

Sony MDR-XB650BT

AKG Y500 Wireless
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39 facts in comparison

AKG Y500 Wireless vs Sony MDR-XB650BT

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
78
points
AKG Y500 Wireless
57
points
Sony MDR-XB650BT

Why is AKG Y500 Wireless better than Sony MDR-XB650BT?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    16Hzvs20Hz
  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 22dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    117dB/mWvs95dB/mW
  • 3h longer battery life
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    33hvs30h
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
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    40mmvs30mm

Why is Sony MDR-XB650BT better than AKG Y500 Wireless?

  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
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    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 40g lighter
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    190gvs230g
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Price comparison

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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$411.76
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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$49.95
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version)
Amazon logo
$68.95
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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$87.08

Sony MDR-XB650BT

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB650BT AmazonSony MDRXB650BT/B Extra Bass Bluetooth H...Sony MDRXB650BT/B Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones, Black
Amazon logo
$80.00
Sony MDR-XB650BT AmazonSony MDR-XB650BT Red Extra Bass Bluetoot...Sony MDR-XB650BT Red Extra Bass Bluetooth (Japan Import-No Warranty)
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$123.48

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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 Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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 Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.weight

230g

190g

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 Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.can be folded
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

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.
2.highest frequency

22000Hz

20000Hz

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 Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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 Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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

117dB/mW

95dB/mW

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

32 Ohms

24 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

33h

30h

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 Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

2.5h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.has a removable battery
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.2

4

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 Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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 Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

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 Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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 Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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 Y500 Wireless
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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 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
$411.76
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$49.95
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version)
Amazon logo
$68.95
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)
Amazon logo
$87.08

Sony MDR-XB650BT

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB650BT AmazonSony MDRXB650BT/B Extra Bass Bluetooth H...Sony MDRXB650BT/B Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones, Black
Amazon logo
$80.00
Sony MDR-XB650BT AmazonSony MDR-XB650BT Red Extra Bass Bluetoot...Sony MDR-XB650BT Red Extra Bass Bluetooth (Japan Import-No Warranty)
Amazon logo
$123.48

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