72points
65points

AKG Y500 Wireless

75points
75points

Sony WH-CH700N

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Sony WH-CH700N
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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46 facts in comparison

AKG Y500 Wireless vs Sony WH-CH700N

AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-CH700N

Why is AKG Y500 Wireless better than Sony WH-CH700N?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
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    16Hzvs20Hz
  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
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    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 20dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    117dB/mWvs97dB/mW
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • 10g lighter
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    230gvs240g
  • 4.5h shorter charge time
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    2.5hvs7h
  • Can be folded
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  • Travel bag is included
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Why is Sony WH-CH700N better than AKG Y500 Wireless?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • 2h longer battery life
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    35hvs33h
  • 10 Ohms lower impedance
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    22 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has Bluetooth aptX
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  • Has voice prompts
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  • Has voice commands
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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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$249.65
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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$43.89
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version)
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$94.99
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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$101.66
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones- Blue (US Version)
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$109.66
AKG Y500 Wireless walmartOn-ear Bluetooth Headphones
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$149.95

Sony WH-CH700N

Buy used:

$55.00

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-CH700N AmazonSony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise Canceling ...Sony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones - Black (Renewed)
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$119.99

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-CH700N
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 an over-the-ear form
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-CH700N
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.
3.has a detachable cable
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-CH700N
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-CH700N
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

230g

240g

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.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-CH700N
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

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 WH-CH700N
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 WH-CH700N
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

97dB/mW

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

32 Ohms

22 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

35h

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 WH-CH700N
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-CH700N
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

2.5h

7h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.has a removable battery
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-CH700N
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-CH700N
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.2

4.1

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 WH-CH700N
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-CH700N
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-CH700N
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-CH700N
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG Y500 Wireless
Sony WH-CH700N
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 WH-CH700N
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 WH-CH700N
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 WH-CH700N
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 WH-CH700N
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】
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$249.65
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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$43.89
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version)
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$94.99
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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$101.66
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones- Blue (US Version)
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$109.66
AKG Y500 Wireless walmartOn-ear Bluetooth Headphones
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$149.95

Sony WH-CH700N

Buy used:

$55.00

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-CH700N AmazonSony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise Canceling ...Sony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones - Black (Renewed)
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$119.99

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