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AKG K52

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AKG K52
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Good Features
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Widely Available
83
Value for Money
Very Good
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Age
2 Years Old
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A critically acclaimed and cheap 200g, 40mm driver earphone, with a good spec. This earphone is quiet and comfortable to wear.
200g 40mm No Head-Band Jun 2016
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AKG K52 Price History

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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the AKG K52 number 47 across all headphones.

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Kagoo Score
95
Reviews
76
Features
79
Popularity
83
Value for Money
78
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 90%.
This pair of headphones is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer earphones with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest earphones 2018.
This AKG pair of headphones has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average speaker size
Bigger than average headphone sensitivity
STYLE, COMFORT, quality<br>for recording sessions, studio and live mixing, rehearsal rooms
PROFESSIONAL drivers<br>clear SOUND IN THE STUDIO AND BEYOND
CLOSED-BACK design<br>get LOST IN YOUR SOUND
THE STYLE THAT FITS all<br>comfortable LISTENING
PROFESSIONAL BUILD quality<br>long LIVE THE MUSIC
THE AKG legacy<br>inspiring GREATNESS FOR DECADES

What is the Kagoo Score?

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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the pair of headphones is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec headphones come to market, the older headphones will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

4.5 stars (5 reviews)

40%

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What Are People Saying About the AKG K52?

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Four People Thought it Was Reasonably Priced
  • ... manufacturer, the company is still based i... The AKG K52 is among the best budget around-ear headphones you can buy today, and we're left wondering just ...
    gadgets.ndtv.com 30 Aug 2016
  • For some time now, AKG has been the king of affordable headphones. From the AKG K451 to the AKG Y50 ( £50 ), the last five years have seen the company ...
    whathifi.com 2 Aug 2016
  • ... balanced sound. Agile rhythm. Durable, comfortable wear. Well built. Appealing price. Nothing at this price.
    whathifi.com 2 Aug 2016
  • ... headphone enthusiasts who want the very best and the K52 is one of the more reasonably priced products from its stable.Even at first glance, there is much ...
    hindustantimes.com 29 Mar 2017
  • One Customer Thought it Was Robust
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    Some Owners Thought This Pair of Headphones Had a Good Design
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    Two People Thought This Pair of Headphones Was OK When it Came to Noise Level

    Two people thought that the AKG K52 was quiet.

  • ... sure to come pretty close.The £17...Clear and airy presentation, Evenly balanced sound. Agile rhythm. Durable, comfortable wear. Well built. Appealing ...
    whathifi.com 2 Aug 2016
  • ... well-designed and has a s...Good design and fit. Long cable. Balanced and tonally good sound. Capable through the frequency range. Very reasonable pricing. ...
    gadgets.ndtv.com 30 Aug 2016
  • One Person Thought it Had Good Sound Quality
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    Some Customers Thought it Was Comfortable to Wear

    Two people thought that the AKG K52 was comfortable to wear.

  • ... even succeeded at packing in so much quality for such a low price. It's comfortable, well-designed and has a s...Good design and fit. Long cable. Balanced ...
    gadgets.ndtv.com 30 Aug 2016
  • ... and airy presentation, Evenly balanced sound. Agile rhythm. Durable, comfortable wear. Well built. Appealing price. Nothing at this price.
    whathifi.com 2 Aug 2016
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Bigger than average speaker size
    Bigger than average headphone sensitivity
    Longer than average cable length
    Heavier than average
    Does not support Bluetooth
    Not foldable
    Does not have a detachable cable

    What the Reviews Say

    Two people thought this pair of headphones was OK when it came to noise level
    Some customers thought it was comfortable to wear
    Bigger Than Average Speaker Size
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    The smallest speaker size of headphones is 4mm, the biggest is 110mm, and the average speaker size is 27mm. The AKG K52's speaker size of 40mm is bigger than 69% of all earphones when ranked by this feature.

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    Heavier Than Average

    Headphones have weights of between 0.012g and 6.3kg, and the average weight is 150g. The AKG K52's weight of 200g is heavier than average when compared to most other headphones. It is in the heaviest 32% of all headphones when ranked by this feature.

    What does "weight" mean? Less Edit
    Does Not Support Bluetooth

    The AKG K52 does not support Bluetooth, although this is within the context that 65% of headphones also do not support Bluetooth.

    What is Bluetooth? Less Edit
    Bigger Than Average Headphone Sensitivity

    The AKG K52's headphone sensitivity of 110dB is bigger than 84% of all headphones when ordered by this feature. Across all the headphones the headphone sensitivities range from -44dB to 130dB, and the average headphone sensitivity is 100dB.

    What does "headphone sensitivity" mean? Less Edit
    Not Foldable

    Like most other headphones, the AKG K52 is not foldable. 80% of headphones are not foldable.

    What does "foldable" mean? Less Edit
    Longer Than Average Cable Length

    The shortest cable length of headphones is 0.02m, the longest is 9m, and the average cable length is 1.5m. The AKG K52's cable length of 2.5m is longer than 89% of all headphones when sorted by this feature.

    Chart Hide Chart What does "cable length" mean? Less Edit
    Does Not Have a Detachable Cable

    The AKG K52 does not have a detachable cable, although it is worth keeping in mind that 84% of headphones also do not have a detachable cable.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The AKG K52 has been listed on Kagoo since January 2018 and is currently ranked number 47 out of 574 headphones.
    83
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A pair of headphones with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the AKG K52, and ranked it:

    High-End
    This pair of headphones has a very high quality score but is very expensive - choose this if you want the best!

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    What the Reviews Say

    Four people thought it was reasonably priced
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    AKG K52 Release Date

    June 2016

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    AKG K52 Specification

    Key Features
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    Speaker Size
    Bluetooth
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    Packaging Content
    Audio Adapters Included
    Logistics Data
    Master Carton Weight
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    Impedance
    Headphone Sensitivity
    Headphone Frequency
    Maximum Input Power
    Ports & Interfaces
    Cable Length
    Connectivity
    Device Interface
    3.5 Mm Connector
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    Foldable
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    Ergonomics
    Detachable Cable
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    Package Height
    Package Depth
    Package Width
    Quantity

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    audio technica at2020, audio technica k52, akg k52

    Barcodes

    09002761038774

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