AKG K240 MKII vs Sennheiser HD 599

AKG K240 MKII
vs
Sennheiser HD 599

The present review is aimed to compare two headphones - AKG K240 MKII vs Sennheiser HD 599 that are meant to satisfy the needs of music lovers. Based on our rating, K240 MKII has a total rating of 6.5 out of 10 vs 7.5 out of 10 for HD 599.

Advantages AKG K240 MKII over Sennheiser HD 599

  • Less weight: 8.4oz vs 8.8oz

Advantages Sennheiser HD 599 over AKG K240 MKII

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 12Hz vs 15Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 38KHz vs 25KHz
  • Higher sensitivity: 106dB vs 104dB

Common features

  • Detachable cables
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
AKG K240 MKII
6.5
Sennheiser HD 599
7.5
7
7
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Common

Product

AKG K240 MKII
Sennheiser HD 599

Model

K240 MKII
HD 599

Brand

AKG
Sennheiser

Reviews

2046
2496

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

semi-open
open back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

Impedance, Ohm

55
50

Frequency response, Hz

15Hz-25KHz
12Hz-38KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

0.1

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

104
106

Magnet type

Weight (headphones), g/oz

240/8.4
250/8.8

Comfort

Adjustable headband

Foldable

Noise cancelling

Active noise cancelling

Adjustable noise cancelling level

Microphone

Built-in microphone

In-line microphone

Detachable microphone

Cables

Detachable cable

Audio cable length, cm/ft

300/9.8
300/9.8

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

App control

Control functions

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

has not
has not

Bluetooth version

has not
has not

aptX

has not
has not

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

has not
has not

Bluetooth profiles

has not
has not

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

has not
has not

Battery life, hrs

has not
has not

Charging time, hrs

has not
has not

Charging port

has not
has not

Charging cable

has not
has not

Speed charge

has not
has not

Battery free listening mode

has not
has not

Battery level indicator

has not
has not

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

has not
has not

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

AKG K240 MKII
Sennheiser HD 599
AKG K240 MKII
Sennheiser HD 599

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.5
  • 7.5
  • 6.5AKG K240 MKII
  • 7.5Sennheiser HD 599

The Sennheiser HD 599 is better headphones in this comparison. Check Sennheiser HD 599 price