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AKG Q 701

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1081 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the bass quality and price are on the whole positive. The usability and comfort also get good feedback. There are some mixed comments about the portability, while there are some negative reviews 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 Q 701 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Hugo Jobling (trustedreviews.com)

AKG Q701

 

In the Q701s, AKG has produced a truly excellent pair of Quincy Jones-endorsed headphones.

Excellent built quality ; Great sound ; Comfortable fit

Fairly expensive ; Many equally good rivals

The AKG Q701s are a truly excellent pair of headphones, with which Quincy Jones can be proud to be associated. Their wide, flat and accurate sound puts them in a great position in competition with similarly priced headphones from Sennheiser, Beyer...

Apr, 2011

Expert review by (whathifi.com)

AKG Q701

 

This is a solid, great sounding set of cans. Fine value, too

Genuinely musical presentation; good for all types of music; well engineered

Not the snuggest fit on your head

Expert review by : Richard Black (techradar.com)

AKG Q701 review

 

A top-class newcomer from AKG that's been developed with music legend Quincy Jones and it shows

Simply gorgeous sound ; Very close to our Sennheiser favourites but half the price

Very minor upper-bass hardness

Dec, 2010

Expert review by : Sam Vafaei , Marc Henney, Jean-Simon Bonneterre, Y (rtings.com)

AKG Q701 HEADPHONES

 

The AKG Q701 are great, comfortable headphones for critical listening. They are the Quincey Jones Signature line equivalent of the AKG K7-series, but with the detachable cable of the or . They are open backs, meaning they don't block noise by design,...

Great audio reproduction. ; Comfortable design.

Poor isolation by design. ; Big and bulky headphones.

Oct, 2018

Editors' Choice

Expert review by : Chris Thomas (reviewed.com)

AKG Q701 Open-back Over-ear Headphone Review

 

It feels weird to have a celebrity-endorsed set of cans take our 10, but the Q701s did it.

If you've got the juice to power these headphones, you'll lose yourself in easily one of the best headphones we've tested. While most celebrity-endorsed headphones typically get slaughtered in our ratings with poor audio performance to price, the AKG...

Nov, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

AKG Q701

 

Excellent reproduction with a flat sounding frequency response extending well into the deep bass. Certainly good reproduction for classical music. For example, good recordings of pipe organ music sound as if at original venue.

When first connecting the lead to the headphones, it is a little difficult to line up the plug pins on the lead with the holes in the socket.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

AKG Q701

 

Excellent reproduction with a flat sounding frequency response extending well into the deep bass. Certainly good reproduction for classical music. For example, good recordings of pipe organ music sound as if at original venue

When first connecting the lead to the headphones, it is a little difficult to line up the plug pins on the lead with the holes in the socket

Jan, 2013

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

AKG Q701

 

Crystal clear sound Great frequency range Looks Well built

Headband uncomfortable after 15 minutes Needs a headphone amp to get full potential

Nov, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

AKG Q701

 

Crystal clear sound ; Great frequency range ; Looks ; Well built

Headband uncomfortable after 15 minutes ; Needs a headphone amp to get full potential

Nov, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

AKG Q701

 

these headphones are very good ,revealing a lot of detail

take a while to burn in,lack bass

Nov, 2012

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