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AKG K 420

alaTest has collected and analyzed 800 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the comfort and price are generally positive. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the noise isolation.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the AKG K 420 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Vic (

AKG K420 Headphone Review


The AKG K402 headphone is an interesting break from the norm for me. Most of the headphones I review here at Technoodling tend to be either of the in-ear variety like the Westone 4 and Brainwavz B2, or the over-the-ear kind like the Superlux HD330 and...

Lightweight, foldable ; Balanced and pleasant to listen to

Build quality could be better ; Felt tight on my head no matter how I adjusted them. Or do I just have a big head

Having said that, the K402 is a decent sounding headphone at a price that won’t break the bank. If you can try them on before you buy, even better.

Dec, 2011

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Great value - hard to beat for <$100


I've been looking for a good open headphone that I can use in the office instead of my IEMs. It proved a little tricky to find a portable open headphone, but I eventually narrowed it down to the following list: AKG K420 Sennheiser PX100 Jays V-Jays...

Price, sound (for the price), balanced sound, design

Cable may be too short for some

Jan, 2013

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i have had a pair of AKG 240 headphones since I was 15 (49) now and I damaged the wire so had to buy some new ones which had gone up by 20pounds, anyway I find the sound quality great so I bought some of these AKG K420's for my Iphone for when I go...

Feb, 2011

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