AKG is one of the most popular headphones brands as well as being well known for its .
If you are wondering how AKG headphones compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 1,900 headphones by objectively and impartially analysing over 52,000 user and expert reviews and over 1,100 awards from hundreds of different review sites.
AKG are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning headphones. Their headphones start at $15 for the Y100 which has a driver size of 9.2mm, is an in-ear headphones and a headphones that has a neck-band style and go up to $1,000 for the K812 which has a driver size of 53mm, is an over-ear headphones and a headphones that has a head-band style. The average price of a new AKG headphones is $201.
AKG are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning headphones.
Is AKG the Best Headphones Brand?
So are AKG headphones any good? We give every headphones a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all headphones we are able to impartially rank all the headphones brands.
AKG is ranked the No. 4 best headphones brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that AKG is the 4th best headphones brand out there.
Let's look at how AKG headphones compare to the other headphones brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All headphones Brands
At an average purchase price of $201, AKG headphones tend to be more expensive than most other headphones brands however they are still a popular choice with consumers. AKG also have better reviews than the typical headphones brand, with the average rating of a AKG headphones being 76%.
The average review score for a AKG headphones is 76%.
AKG have a number of great features including Auto Pause and jbl talkthru which sets them apart from the competition.
There's a smaller selection of AKG headphones available compared to other headphones brands, with only 28 AKG headphones currently on the market in the US.
No. Of Headphones
Average Price $102
Price Distribution of All Headphones
No. Of Headphones
Average Price $201
Price Distribution of AKG Headphones
What Do the AKG Headphones Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every AKG headphones to work out the average distribution of reviews for AKG and then compared this to the other headphones brands.
AKG has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its headphones than most other brands.
Over 91% of expert reviews and 90% of user reviews for AKG headphones are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 84% respectively across all Headphones brands.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to AKG headphones by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other headphones brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have AKG Headphones Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 17 industry awards for AKG headphones. The table below compares the number of awards received by AKG to other popular headphones brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 52,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of AKG headphones. 10 of these reviews mention reliability of which 82% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of AKG headphones owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
82% of reviewers think AKG headphones are reliable.
So, most people think that AKG headphones are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for AKG headphones that mention reliability:
reliable ANC performance make the AKG N700NC an admirable addition to the noise-cancelling market
I got these for Â£50 - which is amazing for the build quality
although the detachable cable seems a bit fragile
Features to Look Out For On AKG Headphones
There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of AKG headphones that set them apart from the competition. These include Auto Pause and jbl talkthru.
At only $35 and with a Kagoo Score of 87 the AKG K92 makes a great budget choice.
Features We Love:
Big driver size (40mm)
Supports noise reduction
Big headphone sensitivity (113dB)
Long cable length (3m)
The highest scoring earphone under $100, with a good price. It is noise canceling and supports noise reduction. Our review analysis indicates that this earphone is really comfortable to wear and quiet, and well made.
7 Reviews + 1 Award
Value for Money
Multiple reviews mentioned that AKG K92 has excellent expert reviews with an average expert rating of 93%.
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