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AKG K551

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the bass quality and value for money. The usability and design are also appreciated. There are some less positive opinions about the reliability and build quality.

sound, design, usability, value for money, bass quality

build quality, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the AKG K551 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 79 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for AKG K551

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 18 user reviews of AKG K551 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk.

sound, usability, bass quality, value for money, size

72% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: AKG K551 Reference-Class Over-Ear Headphones with In-Line Remote and Mic - WhiteAKG Reference-Class Over-Ear Headphones with In-Line Microphone - Black/Silver

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Reviews: AKG K551 Reference-Class Over-Ear Headphones With In-Line Microphone

 

Normally, the arrival of a pair of high-end headphones would be cause for some excitement around our offices—it’s always interesting to see what an audio company can do when it’s less constrained by price considerations and able to...

If there’s any modestly bright spot in K551, it’s the three-button remote, which is the only part that works as expected. It’s basically identical to the latest Apple remotes in functionality, button, and microphone performance, with the mic hole...

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AKG K551

 

Smashing all-rounders that really sing

Spacious sound ; Well balanced ; Very detailed

Big and not foldable ; Not exactly portable

Product Specifications

Configuration

Active Noise Cancellation: No
DECT: No
Display: No
Dolby PL / AC3: No
Earclip: No
Integrated Amplifier: No
LCD Display: No
Mute Control: No
Neckband: No
SCREEM: No
Sound System:STEREO
Speakers:STEREO
Volume Control: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
Connection:3.5 mm Plug
USB: No

General Features

Compatibility:Not Applicable
Ear Canal Headphone:Not Applicable
Form factor:Headband Headset
Product Type:Headband Headset / Headphones
Signal Connection:Wired
Type:Headphones
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