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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.

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9.3 score Tested by Experts
  • The AKG Q701 is better than 99% of the headphones we tested.
  • It is better than 99% of the over-ear headphones we have tested.
  • This product is scored relative to other headphones we've tested. Learn more.
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Introduction

Wow. The re-brand of the AKG K701s nets another fantastic set of headphones, endorsed by none other than Quincy Jones himself. If you're prone to writing off cans that come with a household name attached, that's a mistake: the Q701s are stone cold takers, they're piggy bank shakers, and don't waste their time reproducing trash.

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Sound Quality
  4. Isolation
  5. Comfort
  6. Usability
  7. Conclusion

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