AKG Y400 (Black)

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AKG Y400 (Black)

On Ear Mic Wireless Bluetooth Headphones
£89 Was £109 from 04/10/21 to 10/11/21
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”An affordable, portable and unbeatable set of wireless headphones”. ’What Hi-Fi?’ 2021 award-winner.

AKG sound quality

Following a longline of Y-series award-winners, the Y400 picks up the batten with its class-leading sound quality. 36mm drivers deliver a detailed, punchy sound that reveals every intricacy of your favourite music. The energetic sound brings your music to life and times it to perfection.

Designed for Samsung
Although these wireless AKG headphones are great with all types of sources, they’re ideal for using with Samsung products. They easily link to the Bixby, the virtual assistant and MDE, seamlessly connecting your Samsung ecosystem. It also supports the UHQ codec, used by Samsung for high quality audio transfer.

Wireless or wired
Utilising Bluetooth 5.0, with AAC codec support the Y400 headphones make a high quality, wireless connection that’s perfect for connecting with your smartphone. They also come supplied with a cable – perfect for use at home or when the battery has run out. With controls on the cable and headphones, keeping in touch with your music and calls is easy.

Compact and lightweight
Smaller and lighter than other on-ear headphones but big enough to isolate you from the outside world, the Y400s are the perfect size for many. The fold flat design lets them easily fit into the supplied pouch – taking up little more bag space than a pair of sunglasses.

Stay aware with Ambient Aware and TalkThru technology
Ambient Aware lets more of the outside sound in - perfect for if you’re listening out for announcements or are in a busy environment. TalkThru drops the music level down, letting you have a conversation, without having to remove the headphones – ideal for when placing your coffee order.

Play, pause and multi-point connectivity
Remove your headphones and the music pauses. Put them back on and the music resumes from where you left off, meaning you don’t miss a thing. Multi-point connectivity means that you can connect to a portable music player and smartphone, easily switching between the two when required.

20 hours battery life
With 20 hours battery life you can listen all day without being troubled by cables. To recharge, simply plug into a USB device. A full recharge takes just two hours.

Wake up your music on the move, with the AKG Y400, wireless headphones.
Overview
Type
Bluetooth, Wireless, Closed Back, On Ear
Plug size
3.5mm
Connectivity
Bluetooth
Yes
Audio
Sensitivity
106
Features
Closed back
Yes
On-Ear
Yes
Energy Consumption
Battery Life
Up to 20 hours
Weight
Weight (KG)
170g
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Really good sound for the price Considering these are not the most expensive of wireless headphones I was pleasantly surprised by the sound reproduction. Certain areas do struggle particularly the mid range and so vocals can sound occasionally unnatural but the bass is quite impressive. Noise suppression is okay. Found them comfortable to wear, not to heavy. Nice facility that it pauses the track when the headphones are removed. Would happily buy again.
Date published: 2021-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Highly Musical Compared to my Y50 I found these offered a brighter sound, a shade more clarity and improved rhythm. They are smaller and lighter so should be easier to carry on my work journey. On the downside they are a higher fit and there may be more sound leakage so I have to watch out for my fellow passengers! I got a great deal on these at Richer Sounds tothatl a real bonus.
Date published: 2021-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sound! Light, portable and wonderful balance on the sound. Wide bass and closeness to the music. Incredible value compared to more expensive sets.
Date published: 2021-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent head phones Very light, great sound, comfortable and stable on the ears.
Date published: 2021-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product and quick delivery I bought these headphones as a birthday present but thought I'd left it too late. The delivery was really fast though and the headphones are great. Really glad we went with Richer Sounds rather than a big chain
Date published: 2021-04-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautifully crafted These feel top quality, the fit and comfort is great and the sound quality is fantastic. I bought these for my wife after giving up on earbuds due to very small ear canals and she absolutely loves the wireless freedom. Thanks to RicherSounds for their great prices, stock levels and friendly service.
Date published: 2021-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A new fan of AKG I've always used Sennheiser headphones, mainly because of their superior quality but I read a report on Richer Sounds of well priced AKG headphones and the sound blew me away. Well worth the money!
Date published: 2021-03-25
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Fantastic sound but uncomfortable I really wanted to love these headphones and they sure have quite a lot going for them. First of all, the sound is absolutely stunning, especially for headphones of that price and size. The sound stage is so wide and the sound is very detailed. I really get immersed into the music. Also, microphone and battery life are both very good. There's absolutely no problem in terms of intelligibility on the other side and they last most of the working week. I've been having video calls every day for 5-6 hours with them. This leads me to my only - but fundamental - complaint. These headphones are not comfortable to wear for long periods of time. They are comfortable for about 15 minutes until the memory foam gets too soft and the headphones start pressing too hard on the ears, making it a bit painful at the end of the day. The shape is also awkward with the headphones not really able to sit firm on the head and the earpieces trying to go flat alongside the shape of the ear but resulting in a misalignment between the left and right ear which, combined with the flattening foam, translates into regular instability. If I was using them a couple of hours a day for music and video calls, these would be 5 stars. For my use case unfortunately, it's 3 stars.
Date published: 2021-03-18
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Squeezing my brain... They sound fine, bluetooth and buttons all good..... They fit very tightly on my head, +30 mins is uncomfortable. I'm not that big headed, although my reviews are the best in the world....
Date published: 2021-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent 'phones for price point Bought just recently and delighted with the performance of these pretty light weight headphones.
Date published: 2021-03-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent headphones Bought as a birthday present for my wife. She's really pleased with them. The sound is great and they are comfortable to wear. The only minor criticism is that it would be good to have something to indicate the actual level of charge remaining e.g. via an App, other than a 'flashing low charge led' which doesn't tell you very much. The service from Richer Sounds was very good.
Date published: 2021-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Look Great Sound Superb I am delighted with the quality of sound and construction and appearance of these compact headphones. Bluetooth pairing is straight forward and volume easily adjusted with a slider switch which doubles as a track changer. Bluetooth automatically switches off when using the supplied 1.2m headphone lead. These headphones deliver a clear sound with lovely separation of vocal and instruments and can deliver a lot of audible power across the frequency range with clarity.
Date published: 2021-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from You can buy cheaper but you'll regret it. Bought primarily for the TV as got sick of being constantly caught in wires and my dirt cheap bluetooth headphones finally falling apart (one 'ear' dangling by a wire ....). The sound quality is AKG worthy and therefore good to my philistine ears and an improvement on the dirt cheap pair! Pairs really easily with S8 and computer and Spotify sounds awsome through them. Yet to find an adequate bluetooth adapter for TV so still an issue there. Battery seems to last a solid length of time. Haven't used on calls yet but like that have the facility to do so as comes with additional wire with mike specifically for this purpose. Haven't owned them long enough to give a full review on all the functions as have yet to discover due to primary purpose being for the TV but am looking forward to finding out about all they can do.
Date published: 2021-01-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Sound amzing focus of sound I bought the headphones as a treat during these difficult times and what an uplifting experience ! I can immerse myself with music to feel uplifted,podcasts to ponder in thought and receive and make telephone calls to share my new experiences. All good.
Date published: 2021-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great headphones for the price I bought these mainly for use during lockdown Zoom/Teams meetings and they have worked well for this. The sound and microphone are clear although Windows 10 will sometimes pick up the headphone profile instead of the headset profile which means the microphone doesn't work. Having said that I do use them to listen to music occasionally and they are great for the price. The bass is perhaps not as emphasised as some might like but is handled well so that the overall sound is balanced. They stay put so long as you don't make any sudden movements but looking down suddenly can make them slip. They've been comfortable to wear for most of the day, the small cups allow my ears to breath but still do a reasonable job of reducing (but not eliminating) outside sound. The "push to hear" function works but not in a very natural way - it's fine for a quick conversation. There is a mute function which works when the headset profile is use by windows (otherwise it does the "push to hear") but has a slight lag before it takes effect and you get an audio cue when it comes on and off. Switching between a paired laptop and mobile phone isn't seamless in my experience - you need to manually connect to the headphones after switching and I found it a bit awkward. Not a big issue for me as I don't use this very often but worth noting. Battery life has been fine for me but I don't spend long listening to music. I've had the headsets turned on for 8 hours with a few zoom calls of around an hour and not had any problems. Overall I've been very pleased with the headphones.
Date published: 2021-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound It was a present for my wife's birthday and she really loves them.
Date published: 2021-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ear ear. Delighted with my purchase. Usual excellent sound from AKG. Very detailed with a concise and well controlled bass. All at an unbeatable price from Richer Sounds! Fab.
Date published: 2021-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good product Good sound. Stay on head quite well as I muck out the horse. Quite good range. Arrived next day. Quite easy to use and set up. Yes but these
Date published: 2021-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Headphone purchase I chose Richer Sounds for their longevity, experience and technical support. The order The order process was straightforward and a joy. I rang Watford branch for advice and and they were very helpful. The aftersales support was again a no fuss, quick and effective experience. In summary much pleasure to deal with Richer sounds which makes a welcome change.
Date published: 2021-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Headphones Got these Great Sounding Cans at a Bargain Deal, Super sounding through Bluetooth. A Joy to use.
Date published: 2020-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yeah, good Bought for my son who seems pleased with the product. ‘Yeah, good’ is actually a compliment. Richer sounds service was excellent as always.
Date published: 2020-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound for a wireless headphone Connects to Bluetooth TV and smartphone quickly, great sound, fits lightly on your head. Great customer service from Richer sounds during Covid. Order online pick-up in store. Great price for an What hifi award winner this year. Recommended.
Date published: 2020-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fab sound! Wow what fantastic sound/value and highly recommended!
Date published: 2020-12-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent sound, very comfortable. I've never been happy with earbuds, so following a trawl of review sites I bought the AKG Y400. Of primary interest is the sound, of course, which is excellent and expansive. They are very nice looking, comfortable, not at all heavy, and fit well. Charging and connecting were trouble-free. in all, an extremely satisfactory purchase.
Date published: 2020-12-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value blue tooth headphones Bought as Christmas present but know I can trust richer sounds for customer service and quality of products. Always find them so helpful
Date published: 2020-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I wanted Bought somI could watch TV or listen to my hifi without disturbing my wife. Just the job. They pair easily, volume is adjustable and, for the price, the sound is good.
Date published: 2020-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from All round best shop, Speakers, but Everything I buy from here is brill, But for me the way the starf are treated is outstanding
Date published: 2020-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hardly apart from my ears These headphones are so comfortable and light, with really impressive quality sound for the price. Great features that I would recommend to everyone
Date published: 2020-12-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great headphones. Great headphones. Exactly as described . Comfortable on ear with brilliant sound. Really glad I chose them!
Date published: 2020-12-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bargain brilliance Three pair of AKGs from Richer Sounds over the years. They just keep getting better - and if anything, cheaper. Great sound, v good fit, ideal.
Date published: 2020-11-09
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