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 1,800 headphones by objectively and impartially analysing over 39,000 user and expert reviews and over 1,000 awards from hundreds of different review sites.
AKG are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular headphones. Their headphones start at $25 for the K72 which has a driver size of 40mm, is an over-ear headphones and a headphones that has a head-band style and go up to $1,275 for the K872 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 $213.
AKG are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular 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. 8 best headphones brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that AKG is the 8th 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
AKG have better reviews than the typical headphones brand, with the average rating of a AKG headphones being 74%.
The average review score for a AKG headphones is 74%.
There's a smaller selection of AKG headphones available compared to other headphones brands, with only 17 AKG headphones currently on the market in the US. AKG headphones also tend to be more expensive than most other headphones brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.
No. Of Headphones
Average Price $96
Price Distribution of All Headphones
No. Of Headphones
Average Price $213
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 user reviews for its headphones than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.
Over 87% of expert reviews and 91% of user reviews for AKG headphones are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 85% 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 7 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 39,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of AKG headphones. 20 of these reviews mention reliability of which 85% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of AKG headphones owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
85% 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:
even more impressive price -build quality is excellent
My main gripe about the build quality is the fact the connection to the headphone unit is very sensitive
A great mid range choice, priced at $94.50 is the AKG Y50BT, which has a Kagoo Score of 78.
Features We Love:
Big driver size (40mm)
Long battery life (72h)
Supports noise reduction
An excellently reviewed and fully featured 190g, 40mm driver headphones. It supports Bluetooth and noise reduction, is foldable and has a detachable cable. Owners report that this headphones has outstanding sound quality, a good sound quality and it's really comfortable to wear.
Value for Money
Customers report that AKG Y50BT has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 93%, based on 42 reviews.
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