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AKG Quincy Jones Signature Line Q701

from  $334.99+
89
Global
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
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.

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User Reviews

100
f314
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
90
MrShortFry
I found these on a very special offer from Amazon a few months ago at a price...read more
60
pabloamd123
A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well. - Engadget
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Comfort

80
 

Sound quality

84
 

Durability

80
 

Noise isolation

40
 

Design and form factor

80
 

How It Stacks Up

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80
 

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93
 

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80
 
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