Koss Porta Pro vs Yamaha PRO 500

Koss Porta Pro
vs
Yamaha PRO 500

The Koss Porta Pro and Yamaha PRO 500 headphones uncovers what you've been missing in your music. Based on our rating, Porta Pro has a total rating of 6.5 out of 10 vs 7 out of 10 for PRO 500.

Advantages Koss Porta Pro over Yamaha PRO 500

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 15Hz vs 20Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 25KHz vs 20KHz
  • Less weight: 2.1oz vs 13oz

Advantages Yamaha PRO 500 over Koss Porta Pro

  • Higher sensitivity: 106dB vs 101dB
  • Detachable cables
  • In-line control buttons

Common features

  • Folding headphones
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Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Koss Porta Pro
6.5
Yamaha PRO 500
7
7
10
inapplicable
4
Koss Porta Pro

Koss Porta Pro review

May 18, 2020

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Common

Product

Koss Porta Pro
Yamaha PRO 500

Model

Porta Pro
PRO 500

Brand

Koss
Yamaha

Reviews

8124
107

General

Wearing style

on ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

50/1.9

Impedance, Ohm

60
23

Frequency response, Hz

15Hz-25KHz
20Hz-20KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

0.2
3

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

101
106

Magnet type

neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

60/2.1
369/13

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

120/3.9
120/3.9

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

volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track

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

Koss Porta Pro
Yamaha PRO 500
Koss Porta Pro
Yamaha PRO 500

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.5
  • 7
  • 6.5Koss Porta Pro
  • 7Yamaha PRO 500

The Yamaha PRO 500 is better headphones in this comparison. Check Yamaha PRO 500 price