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AKG Y 50

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of AKG Y 50. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People really like the noise isolation and design. The price and sound are also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the size. Reviews are divided on the portability.

bass quality, sound, price, design, noise isolation


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the AKG Y 50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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(Based on 7 reviews)

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Expert review by: Tim Gideon (



The AKG Y50 headphones bring some serious thunder for just $100 without compromising high frequency presence and clarity.

Powerful audio performance with intense, deep bass response and well-defined, crisp high-mids and highs. Inline remote control and microphone on a detachable cable

Large logo on earcups not for everyone. Not for purists seeking flat response-style headphones

If you're looking for deep bass in your headphones, you have no shortage of options in the current market, so it's worth doing a little research before you immediately settle on a pair from Beats. There are pairs, like the AKG Y50, that deliver some...

Oct, 2014

Expert review by: Maxwell Barbanell (

AKG Y50 Headphone review


Pro-grade headphones with a pro-sumer price

Comfortable ; Bright style ; Good price

Not portable ; Lacking in headband padding ; Some sound leakage

Jul, 2014

Recommended by TR

Expert review by: Andrew Williams (



Beats Solo rivals at less than half the price

Bold look ; Fun sound ; Good isolation

Boosted bass could be subtler

Striking portable headphones for those who like their headphones with a bit of extra bass bounce.

Jan, 2015

Expert review by: (

AKG Y50 headphones


When you think of fashion headphones, you're likely to think straight away to Dr Dre's mammoth Beats empire - but a pair of those cans come at a hefty price. The Austrian audio boffins at AKG have been hard at work on their latest headphones, and the...

The bright yellow, taxi-cab styling might not be for everyone, but the top-notch sound quality definitely should be. Handily, you can grab the Y-50 headphones in black, red or teal if yellow's not your cup of tea, but no matter which colour you choose,...

Aug, 2014