Philips SHB8750NCAKG K171 MKIISennheiser HD 800
Top 8%1,229 points
Top 8%
Top 49%682 points
Top 49%
Top 59%545 points
Top 59%
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
vs
Sennheiser HD 800
vs
Top specs and features

Philips SHB8750NC vs AKG K171 MKII vs Sennheiser HD 800: 26 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.
22000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
26000Hz
51000Hz

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
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
18Hz
6Hz

3. weight

226g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
240g
330g

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.
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
46% have it

5. impedance

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.
16Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
55Ohms
300Ohms

6. 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.
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
34% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
105dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
107dB/mW
102dB/mW

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
72% have it

9. 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.
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
39% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
32% have it

11. 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.
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
38% have it

12. 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.
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
42% have it

13. 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.
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
76% have it

14. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
52% have it

15. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
41% have it

16. 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.
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
15% have it

17. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
17% have it

18. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
12% have it

19. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
9% have it

20. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
8% have it

21. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
86% have it

22. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m
3m

23. 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.
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
23% have it

24. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
10% have it

25. 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.
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K171 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
3% have it
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