AKG K 242 HDAudeze SineSony MDR-HW300K
Top 40%411 points
Top 40%
Top 12%604 points
Top 12%
Top 46%373 points
Top 46%
AKG K 242 HD
Audeze Sine
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Sony MDR-HW300K
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Top specs and features

AKG K 242 HD vs Audeze Sine vs Sony MDR-HW300K: 19 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
50000Hz
22000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
10Hz
10Hz

3. weight

4. has sound isolation / passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
AKG K 242 HD
Audeze Sine
Sony MDR-HW300K
48% have it

5. has a neodymium magnet

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 K 242 HD
Audeze Sine
Sony MDR-HW300K
33% have it

6. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K 242 HD
Audeze Sine
Sony MDR-HW300K
73% have it

7. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
AKG K 242 HD
Audeze Sine
Sony MDR-HW300K
38% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 242 HD
Audeze Sine
Sony MDR-HW300K
31% have it

9. 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 K 242 HD
Audeze Sine
Sony MDR-HW300K
44% have it

10. can be used as a headset

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.
AKG K 242 HD
Audeze Sine
Sony MDR-HW300K
36% have it

11. has an L-shaped plug

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.
AKG K 242 HD
Audeze Sine
Sony MDR-HW300K
32% have it

12. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K 242 HD
Audeze Sine
Sony MDR-HW300K
75% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 242 HD
Audeze Sine
Sony MDR-HW300K
54% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AKG K 242 HD
Audeze Sine
Sony MDR-HW300K
16% have it

15. 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 K 242 HD
Audeze Sine
Sony MDR-HW300K
42% have it

16. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
AKG K 242 HD
Audeze Sine
Sony MDR-HW300K
8% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

18. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
AKG K 242 HD
Audeze Sine
Sony MDR-HW300K
22% have it

19. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
AKG K 242 HD
Audeze Sine
Sony MDR-HW300K
87% have it

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