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Updated April 11, 2024·

If you're looking for value and primarily use headphones wired for music or TV at home, the AKG K361 is a great pick, though it doesn't excel in calls or exercise use. However, if you want a premium experience with wireless capabilities, better call quality, active noise cancelling, and features like app equalization, the Sennheiser Accentum Plus is more versatile across various activities like gaming, travel, and exercise. It also offers better battery life and is optimized for both Android and Apple devices. Keep in mind, the Sennheiser commands a premium price for its additional features. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the AKG K361
  • The AKG K361 has no clear advantages over the Sennheiser Accentum Plus.
Advantages of the Sennheiser Accentum Plus
  • Excellent for phone calls
  • Excellent for gaming
  • Very good for TV and video
  • Very good for exercise
  • Excellent for air travel
  • Excellent for podcasts and audiobooks

Key differences

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Gaming

6.3
K361
Accentum Plus
9.1
The Sennheiser Accentum Plus is excellent for gaming, while the AKG K361 is only fair.

Phone Calls

3.2
K361
Accentum Plus
9.2
The Sennheiser Accentum Plus is excellent for phone calls, while the AKG K361 is poor.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

5.0
K361
Accentum Plus
9.3
The Sennheiser Accentum Plus is excellent for podcasts and audiobooks, while the AKG K361 is poor.

TV and Video

7.8
K361
Accentum Plus
8.8
The Sennheiser Accentum Plus is very good for TV and video, while the AKG K361 is good.

Noise Reduction

6.0
K361
Accentum Plus
8.3
The Sennheiser Accentum Plus is very good for noise reduction, while the AKG K361 is only fair.

Battery

N/A
K361
Accentum Plus
50.0 Hours
The AKG K361 does not have a battery. The Sennheiser Accentum Plus has 50 hours of battery life.

Cost

$109
K361
Accentum Plus
$230
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The AKG K361 has a price of $109 and the Sennheiser Accentum Plus costs $230.
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Key similarities

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Music

7.5
K361
Accentum Plus
7.5
The AKG K361 and Sennheiser Accentum Plus are both good for music.

Build Quality

8.5
K361
Accentum Plus
8.9
The Sennheiser Accentum Plus and AKG K361 both have very good build quality.

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How the AKG K361 and the Sennheiser Accentum Plus compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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AKG K361Sennheiser Accentum Plus
AKG K361Sennheiser Accentum Plus

GENERAL

Price
$109
$230
Brand
AKGSennheiser
Release Date
July 1, 2018February 1, 2024
Form Factor
HeadphonesHeadphones
Connectivity
WiredWired + Wireless

SOUND

Music Score
7.5/107.5/10
Phone Calls Score
3.3/109.3/10
Gaming Score
6.4/109.1/10
TV and Video Score
7.9/108.8/10
Exercise Score
4.3/108/10

PERFORMANCE

Battery life
N/A50 Hours
Wireless charging
N/ANo
Charging time
N/A2 Hours
Bluetooth version
N/A5.2

FEATURES

Active Noise Cancelling
NoYes
Noise Reduction Score
6/108.4/10
Virtual Surround
NoNo
Android App
N/AYes
iOS App
N/AYes
Mic Quality
N/A8.5/10

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
8.5/108.9/10
Comfort score
7.6/107.6/10
Weight (headset or single earbud)
219 Grams227 Grams
Microphone style
N/AIntegrated
Waterproof Rating
00

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Alex Rowe | November 2019
"The K361 retains much of what makes the K371 such a winner, though it has a leaner sound, and the build changes made to trim the price down are immediately apparent. Still, it’s another excellent offering from AKG, and other companies in this fight should either be very worried or quickly designing updates to their old models."

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About Sennheiser

A family-owned company, Sennheiser is a German, high fidelity, audio equipment manufacturer founded in 1945. Their consumer audio division is now owned by the Swiss hearing aid and cochlear implant manufacturer Sonova. Sennheiser offers a wide variety of, very high quality, audio equipment solutions, from headphones to earbuds, full sets of monitoring speakers, amplifiers and microphones. They also make what is widely regarded as the best, and most expensive, headphones in existence, the HE-1 Orpheus, costing a whopping $59,000 dollars.

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