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AKG Y500

AKG Y500
alaScore 91

93 reviews

Feb, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 93 reviews of AKG Y500. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price and portability. The comfort and usability are also appreciated, but there are some mixed comments about the reliability.

sound, usability, comfort, portability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the AKG Y500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Theo Nicolakis (

AKG Y500 Wireless headphone review: Ultra-compact on-ear headphones for audiophiles


These on-ear wireless headphones sport an ultra-compact, folding form factor and good wireless features, but their wired performance is where they really shine.

Folds to an ultra-compact aize that's ideal for traveling ; Great sound for an on-ear headphone ; Light and comfortable for long listening sessions

Quirky play/pause automation ; Wireless performance is inferior to wired performance ; Ambient-aware's enable/disable notification sound is loud and annoying

AKG has another winner with the Y500 Wireless For the price, these cans are sure to be a sweet-sounding, no-frills, audiophile favorite. The folding, compact footprint makes it an ideal travel companion. The ambient-aware and play/pause automation are...

Expert review by : Hi-Fi Choice (

AKG Y500


In the realm of wireless headphones, the right combination of performance, comfort and features can make or break a product. Getting the ideal mix can be difficult when it comes to budget options, but AKG's Y500 aims to strike the perfect balance.

Jul, 2020

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AKG Y500 headphone review

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The sleekly designed AKG Y500 headphones feature automatic play-pause technology, so music conveniently pauses when you take them off and resumes when you put them back on. They also claim a massive 33-hour battery life and feature a soft-touch...

Jan, 2019

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Best value headphones on the market


Excellent value, you won't get better than these for the price.

Feb, 2021

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Great headphones, good noise cancellation


Bought these a few weeks ago and they are great. The sound of great, work well in the strong Scottish winds, and look good too. Can be a little sore on the ears after a while however.

Feb, 2021

Consumer review (

Great sound and value of money


I bought these for my son for his birthday and he loves them. The sound quality is excellent, they are very comfortable to wear and easy to use. Compares very well with more expensive brands

Feb, 2021

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Quality product


Bought for my son. Home learning & wanted good quality headphones. He's very pleased.

Jan, 2021

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Great sound and well built


A great pair of headphones that give the sound quality I expect from this manufacutrer. The flat sound is spot on and Bass just right, not overpowering. I love the simple pairing to 2 devices at the same time, when Vinyl record finishes it straight...

Jan, 2021

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Quality sound long lasting charge


Excellent across all types of music from dubstep to classical and everything in between compact they go everywhere with me

Jan, 2021

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Good performance, good price.


Replaced an old pair of Sony RF phones with bluetooth adaptor for TV and these to go with it. They do the job nicely, build quality is very good and at a reasonable price. They can slip on the head a bit but not too badly, I can't do in-ear and didn't...

Jan, 2021

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