AKG Quincy Jones Signature Line Q701

89
Global
Score
89

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Summary

The Q701s deliver crisp, natural sound that brings out all of the detail in lossless audio files, CDs, and high-bitrate digital files. If you're looking for heavy bass, you'll probably want to look elsewhere, though. It's also worth noting that the open-back design means you'll be sharing your music with the world, and won't get the same kind of noise-isolation you would from more traditional closed headphones. On the plus side, the leather headband and adjustable strap provide a comfortable fit for long listening sessions.

from $247+

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Breakdown

Sound quality
8.4
Durability
8.0
Noise isolation
4.0
Design and form factor
8.0
Comfort
8.0
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Specs

Quincy Jones Signature Line

Type
Over-ear
Channels
Stereo
Drivers per ear
1
Inline controls
no
Noise isolation
no
Active noise cancellation
no
Connections
3.5mm stereo
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Specs

Quincy Jones Signature Line

Type
Over-ear
Channels
Stereo
Drivers per ear
1
Inline controls
no
Noise isolation
no
Active noise cancellation
no
Connections
3.5mm stereo
View Full Specs
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