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AKG Y50

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1245 reviews of AKG Y50. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and portability. The price and comfort are also mentioned favorably.

sound, comfort, price, portability, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the AKG Y50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for AKG Y50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 355 user reviews of AKG Y50 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the durability and portability. The price and comfort are also mentioned favorably.

sound, comfort, price, portability, durability

97% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for AKG Y50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 user reviews of AKG Y50 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the usability and price. The portability and comfort also get good feedback.

sound, comfort, portability, price, usability

97% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for AKG Y50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of AKG Y50 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.ca.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2019

Recommended by TR

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (trustedreviews.com)

AKG Y50

 

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 : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

AKG Y50

 

Rhythmic, clear and detailed, Time well, Dynamic and punchy, Well-built, Portable

Source’s might need to be turned up, Ears get warm after a while

Product of the Year, Awards 2014. Excelling in sound and style, the Y50s are a promising start for AKG’s latest range

Aug, 2014

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

AKG Y50 on-ear headphones review: Budget brilliance

 

Every manufacturer seems to be after a slice of the headphones market and AKG's approach with the Y50 on-ears is very savvy indeed. The level of build and audio quality the AKG Y50 deliver for their £80 asking price is astounding. Comprising metal,...

Exceptional build quality and audio output on a budget, stacks of bass, super comfortable

Over-prominent logo design, would like more mid-level pop

The level of build and audio quality the AKG Y50 deliver for their £80 asking price is astounding. Comprising metal, leather and glossy plastic in just the right amounts, it's the kind of construction many big-name competitors would charge twice as...

Oct, 2014

Expert review by : Kevin Lee (techradar.com)

Lenovo Y50 review

 

Lenovo's latest gaming laptop: lightweight in more ways than one

Excellent, unique design ; Fantastic value ; Pleasant speakers

Dreadful screen ; Inconsistent game performance ; Limited configurations ; Short battery life

The Lenovo Y50 is a splendidly designed gaming laptop, but limited battery life and computing horsepower will leave hardcore gamers wanting more.

Aug, 2014

Expert review by : Maxwell Barbanell (techradar.com)

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

The AKG Y50's boast a surprisingly clean sound for a moderate price. They come in a variety of color options to fit anyone's lifestyle, and provide a taste of the professional audio sound without having to pay the full studio price. If you can afford...

Jul, 2014

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

AKG Y50 review

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These AKG Y50 headphones are on an-ear model, with built-in controls and microphone. They're foldable so can be packed flatly into a bag. Are these headphones you'll want to take on the road, or should you leave them on the shelf? Find out in our full...

Dec, 2015

Expert review by (channel5.com)

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

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Tim Gideon (pcmag.com)

AKG Y50

 

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 like the idea of big bass balanced out with crisp highs, but perhaps the design of the Y50 isn't for you, the Skullcandy Crusher allows you to adjust bass levels to your preferences, and the Griffin WoodTones Over-the-Ear Headphones offer a...

Oct, 2014

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Good value buy

 

I Bought this about a month ago for £50. These headphones seemed to come top in a lot of reviews for this price range and the sound seemed better than similar priced headphones. Had wanted blu tooth head phones, but as I am on a budget had to choose...

Jun, 2019

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Lovely headphones.

 

I thought I was taking a risk buying these headphones, after reading online reviews I deslcided to plump for the AKG Y50'S. I went for black because the other colours looked a little garish. I think you get a lot of headphone for £50, nice sound, good...

Jun, 2019

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Professional studio headphones, semi-openThe AKG K 240 MK II featuring the unique Varimotion technology and...
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