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Best headphones 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best headphones 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

By 19 November 2014

It's been another great year for headphones, with plenty of new devices to choose from, many of which combine brilliant style with great audio. All of the contenders in the best headphones category offer excellent sound but many are also fashion statements... >>

AKG Y50 on-ear headphones review: Budget brilliance
4.5 out of 5

AKG Y50 on-ear headphones review: Budget brilliance

By 29 October 2014

Every manufacturer seems to be after a slice of the headphones market and AKG's approach with the Y50 on-ears is very savvy indeed. When we started testing the AKG Y50 headphones we assumed they were in the £150 price category based on their finish alone.... >>

AKG K812 hands-on, we sample the £1,000 professional studio monitor headphones

AKG K812 hands-on, we sample the £1,000 professional studio monitor headphones

By 9 October 2013

Sometimes we get asked to do the strangest yet most exciting of things here at Pocket-lint. So when we were invited down to Red Bull Studios in London to check out AKG's latest top-spec studio monitoring headphones we couldn't resist. Enter the AKG K812.... >>

Beats by Dr Dre Studio vs. AKG Q701 Quincy Jones headphones pictures and hands-on

Beats by Dr Dre Studio vs. AKG Q701 Quincy Jones headphones pictures and hands-on

By 5 December 2011

In the world of headphones, it's all the rage to add the moniker of a music superstar to your brand in order to create a sense of authority. The House of Marley has released a range of earbuds and cans, David Guetta has loaned his name to a DJ-centric... >>

AKG announces ultra high end £1000 headphones

AKG announces ultra high end £1000 headphones

By 2 September 2011

In the world of ultra premium technology, that only a select few can afford to enjoy, there are two distinct categories that traditionally are capable of breaking the bank: audio equipment and cameras.  Of the former the AKG K3003s are amongst some of... >>

You can't Beat It: Quincy Jones AKG headphone line

You can't Beat It: Quincy Jones AKG headphone line

By 3 September 2010

Quincy Jones, the man who has been nominated for 79 Grammy awards (winning 27 of them), has teamed up with audio specialist AKG to release his signature line of headphones. The legendary producer, composer and song-writer, who has worked with the likes... >>

AKG offers Scholarship of Sound

AKG offers Scholarship of Sound

By 13 May 2010

Austrian acoustic giant AKG is offering ten lucky music producers the chance to spend a week at its studio in Berlin where they'll receive expert tutelage and guidance from the pros. The competition, called the Scholarship of Sound, is open for students... >>

AKG K 340 headphones
3.5 out of 5

AKG K 340 headphones

By 17 September 2009

One of the first frustrating things you'll notice about the AKG K 340 earphones is that the familiar R and L to tell you what 'phone to put in what ear is so damn small that you'll need a pair of glasses just to see what's what. It is there, but in something... >>

AKG K 450 mini-headphones
2 out of 5

AKG K 450 mini-headphones

By 2 September 2009

Headphones are always a bone of contention, as our music tastes are not only based on what we like but what we can hear. So are the AKG K 450's the ones for you? We get listening to find out. Mini-headphones rather than earphones, the design is classic,... >>