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AKG Y500 review

Key features
  • On-ear
  • Wireless
Reviewed

The sleekly designed AKG Y500 headphones feature automatic play-pause technology, so music conveniently pauses when you take them off and resumes when you put them back on. They also claim a massive 33-hour battery life and feature a soft-touch headband and memory foam earcups which AKG claim are 'built for both comfort and durability'. But how do these headphones sound, and do they live up to the promise? Our experts found out.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What are they?
  • How do they sound?
  • What are they like to live with?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy them?
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£94.20
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£129.00
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We have tested 199 headphones and found that there are 42 Don't Buys and 31 Best Buys.
Range of Headphone scores
  1. 18%
    Lowest score
  2. 55%
    Average score
  3. 91%
    Highest score
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