Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs AKG K52

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
vs
AKG K52

In this article, we compare the Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs AKG K52 specifications to understand their differences and come at a final buying decision. Based on our rating, ATH-M40x has a total rating of 8.2 out of 10 vs 6 out of 10 for K52.

Advantages Audio-Technica ATH-M40x over AKG K52

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 15Hz vs 18Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 24KHz vs 20KHz
  • Foldable design
  • Detachable cables

Advantages AKG K52 over Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

  • Higher sensitivity: 110dB vs 98dB
  • Less weight: 7oz vs 8.4oz
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
8.2
AKG K52
6
10
6
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

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Common

Product

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
AKG K52

Model

ATH-M40x
K52

Brand

Audio-Technica
AKG

Reviews

8006
1857

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

40/1.5

Impedance, Ohm

35
32

Frequency response, Hz

15Hz-24KHz
18Hz-20KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

98
110

Magnet type

neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

240/8.4
200/7

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
250/8.2

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
AKG K52
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
AKG K52

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 6
  • 8.2Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
  • 6AKG K52

The Audio-Technica ATH-M40x is better headphones in this comparison. Check Audio-Technica ATH-M40x price