Vienna 1947 – Start of a success story

Radio stations, theatres, jazz clubs: microphones from the Austrian manufacturer quickly made the rounds in the middle of the last century, and the first headphones were released as early as 1949. In addition to Sennheiser and Beyerdynamic, the Viennese dominated the prospering market of radio and television almost at will. AKG has belonged to the Harman Group since the mid-1990s and has also held its own in this illustrious group of companies with flying colours.

The latest reviews: AKG

Studio by Numinos 5 months ago

AKG K361

Closed Studio Headphones

AKG launched the duo of K361 and K371, two closed studio headphones which are characterised by nice design, moderate pricing and good sound. The more expensive of the two already gave us a lot of pleasure when we reviewed it in this test. Now their...


Bluetooth by Maike Paeßens 7 months ago

AKG Y500

Portable Bluetooth On-Ears With Sensor Controlled Playback

AKG's wireless on-ears Y500 have powerful performance, are equipped with a fast charging, very durable lithium polymer battery and support multipoint connections that can seamlessly be switched between two devices. A 3-button remote with integrated microphone is used for control, while the Ambient Aware function...


Studio by Numinos 9 months ago

AKG K371

Closed studio headphones

After three new additions to their 2x series (K175, 245, and 275), AKG by Harman have added two new releases to their series of three - the K371 and 361. The difference between the six and seven is that the K371 comes with one more...


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Editor's recommendations: AKG

The AKG K701’s beautifully linear frequency response range allows the finer details of audio pieces to really shine with crystal clarity. With its impressive spatial character and nuanced reproduction, not to mention high accuracy when it comes to sound localisation, these reference studio headphones are particularly suitable for listening to things like acoustic pieces with first class dynamics and a diverse stereo environment. This is made all the more possible thanks to a comfortable design, which staves off unwanted pressure and fatigue for hours at a time.

Carsten Kaiser
Carsten Kaiser 18. April 2017

In addition to the quality levels of workmanship and eye-catching aesthetics, the AKG K702 really convinces with its wearing comfort and pleasant handling properties. Last but not least, the crystal-clear sound will make it hard for studio users and hi-fi fans to switch to another model once they’ve added the K702 to their audiophile assortment..

Carsten Kaiser
Carsten Kaiser 23. April 2016

Sophisticated, serious design, innovative handling, comprehensive features, high wearing comfort, a very neutral sound – all this at a reasonable price. The new AKG K371 is my current recommendation as the perfect all-round headphone for classrooms, recording studios and multimedia applications.

Numinos 13. September 2019