AKG is one of the most popular pair of headphones brands as well as being well known for it's .
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 1,700 headphones by objectively and impartially analysing over 34,000 user and expert reviews and 930+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.
AKG are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular headphones. Their headphones start at $32 for the K92 which has a driver size of 40mm, is an over-ear pair of headphones and a pair of headphones that has a head-band style and go up to $1,499 for the K872 which has a driver size of 53mm, is an over-ear pair of headphones and a pair of headphones that has a head-band style. The average price of a new AKG pair of headphones is $242.
AKG are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular headphones.
Is AKG the Best Pair of Headphones Brand?
So are AKG headphones any good? We give every pair of 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 pair of headphones brands.
AKG is ranked the No. 7 best pair of headphones brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that AKG is the 7th best pair of headphones brand out there.
Let's look at how AKG headphones compare to the other pair of headphones brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All pair of headphones Brands
AKG have better reviews than the typical pair of headphones brand, with the average rating of a AKG pair of headphones being 74%.
The average review score for a AKG pair of headphones is 74%.
There's a smaller selection of AKG headphones available compared to other pair of headphones brands, with only 18 AKG headphones currently on the market in the United States. AKG headphones also tend to be more expensive than most other pair of headphones brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.
No. Of Headphones
Average Price $107
Price Distribution of All Headphones
No. Of Headphones
Average Price $242
Price Distribution of AKG Headphones
What Do the AKG Pair of Headphones Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every AKG pair of headphones to work out the average distribution of reviews for AKG and then compared this to the other pair of headphones brands.
AKG has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its headphones than most other pair of headphones brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.
Over 86% 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 Pair of Headphones brands.
Looking at just the expert reviews, 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 pair of 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 given to AKG to other popular pair of headphones brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 34,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of AKG headphones. 10 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 84% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of AKG pair of headphones owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
84% 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
At only $75.23 and with a Kagoo Score of 79 the AKG Y50BT makes a great budget choice.
Features We Love:
Big driver size (40mm)
Long battery life (20h)
Supports noise reduction
A fully featured and excellently reviewed 190g, 40mm driver pair of headphones. It supports Bluetooth and noise reduction, is foldable and has a detachable cable. Our review analysis indicates that it has excellent sound quality, a good sound quality and it's very comfortable to wear.
Value for Money
Our review analysis indicates that AKG Y50BT has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 93%, based on 42 reviews.
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