AKG Y500 (Black) On Ear Closed Back Mic Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

AKG Y500 (Black)

On Ear Closed Back Mic Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

In stock
£129
”Fantastic design, good audio performance and clever features ensure these Y500s are a crowd-pleasing hit.”– ‘What Hi-Fi’ – 5 Star review. Tested at £129.

Top quality AKG sound

With many decades of award-winning history, AKG are leaders in sound quality. One listen to the Y500s and you’ll hear why. Dedicated AKG drive units produce a powerful and detailed sound. Not only do they effortlessly drop to pick up the deepest bass notes, they also produce a crystal-clear clarity at the top end, making them true all-rounders.

Connect to any phone or tablet, with wireless Bluetooth
Using wireless Bluetooth connectivity not only makes these headphones more comfortable but also lets you connect up to a wider range of smartphones and tablets. Simply pair with any Bluetooth equipped music device and you’re good to go – no need to worry about socket compatibility.

Ambient Aware technology
Ambient Aware technology lets you keep in touch with your surroundings without pausing or stopping the music. At the touch of a button, the music decreases in volume, letting you clearly hear announcements and other speech. Take off the headphones mid flow and the music also automatically pauses, resuming when you put the headphones back on.

Effortlessly switch between music and calls on different devices
Multi-point connectivity lets you easily switch between music and calls. Simply create a link between your portable music player (such as a Hi-Res portable) and smartphone and switch effortlessly between them. The on-cup controls adjust the volume and audio with a built-in mic fitted for calls.

33 hours battery life and speed charge
A generous 33 hours of battery life gives these headphones a week’s worth of commuting music. Recharge time with the supplied cable is 2.5 hours but a quick 5-minute recharge is enough for a whole hour’s playback – perfect for when you’ve forgotten to charge the headphones overnight and you’re late for work.

Comfort on the move
It’s not just the lack of wires make these headphones comfortable but also the softly padded, memory foam ear cups and headband. Swivel fit ear pieces adapt to make the perfect contact with your ears, giving even pressure and optimised sound quality.

With a perfect blend of sound, style and comfort, the AKG Y500 headphones lead their class.

Lowest price guaranteed!

We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 14 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trade in discounts.
T&Cs apply

Free UK delivery on orders over £50

Next working day delivery and timed options available. Please see checkout for further details.

Buy now, pay later available
by phone, on items over £500

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call our Telesales team for details.

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. 19.9% APR representative. Find out more

 Disabled assistance

All products that are available to purchase on the Richer Sounds website can be delivered free to blind, partially sighted or those with a disability.

Please contact web after sales for more info.
For delivery of in-store only deals, please contact your local store for more details.
T&Cs apply - see our delivery page.
”Fantastic design, good audio performance and clever features ensure these Y500s are a crowd-pleasing hit.”– ‘What Hi-Fi’ – 5 Star review. Tested at £129.

Top quality AKG sound

With many decades of award-winning history, AKG are leaders in sound quality. One listen to the Y500s and you’ll hear why. Dedicated AKG drive units produce a powerful and detailed sound. Not only do they effortlessly drop to pick up the deepest bass notes, they also produce a crystal-clear clarity at the top end, making them true all-rounders.

Connect to any phone or tablet, with wireless Bluetooth
Using wireless Bluetooth connectivity not only makes these headphones more comfortable but also lets you connect up to a wider range of smartphones and tablets. Simply pair with any Bluetooth equipped music device and you’re good to go – no need to worry about socket compatibility.

Ambient Aware technology
Ambient Aware technology lets you keep in touch with your surroundings without pausing or stopping the music. At the touch of a button, the music decreases in volume, letting you clearly hear announcements and other speech. Take off the headphones mid flow and the music also automatically pauses, resuming when you put the headphones back on.

Effortlessly switch between music and calls on different devices
Multi-point connectivity lets you easily switch between music and calls. Simply create a link between your portable music player (such as a Hi-Res portable) and smartphone and switch effortlessly between them. The on-cup controls adjust the volume and audio with a built-in mic fitted for calls.

33 hours battery life and speed charge
A generous 33 hours of battery life gives these headphones a week’s worth of commuting music. Recharge time with the supplied cable is 2.5 hours but a quick 5-minute recharge is enough for a whole hour’s playback – perfect for when you’ve forgotten to charge the headphones overnight and you’re late for work.

Comfort on the move
It’s not just the lack of wires make these headphones comfortable but also the softly padded, memory foam ear cups and headband. Swivel fit ear pieces adapt to make the perfect contact with your ears, giving even pressure and optimised sound quality.

With a perfect blend of sound, style and comfort, the AKG Y500 headphones lead their class.
Brand AKG
Colour Black
Closed back Yes
On Ear Yes
Weight (KG) 230g
Battery Life Up to 33 hours
Frequency Response 16 - 22,000
Sensitivity 117
Impedance (Ohms) 32
Plug size 3.5mm
Microphone / Hands Free yes
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Can AKGY500 replace AKG K451? My wife and I have both have pairs of AKG K451 wired headphones for several years. They have been superb. Light and compact with fantastic sound quality. Sadly the ear cushions on both pairs fell to pieces recently. (Only negative comment - AKG do not supply replacement ear cushions for the 451. The headphones are in perfect condition otherwise - hence the loss of one star). The Y500s were purchased recently to replace these. My first impressions are good. They seem well built. Pairing them with our smartphones was very simple. The sound quality is a little different to the K451. They do not seem as loud, but the sound is clearer, more detailed and precise. Extra bass, volume etc, can of course be achieved by adjusting the equaliser on the Android music player. I think we will be most happy with these.
Date published: 2020-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ear Tonic For years I've been denied access to my music. Sometime soon though.. new Bluesound kit and the turntable can come out of its box and send Bach and Mozart all round the house and into the workshop. Bluetooth headphones that can cancel the background machines seem to be a first step. But which? A phone conversation with trusted supplier Richer Sounds led me to these. Whether in store, or as now, only on the phone, the staff are unfailingly interested in finding the right equipment that suits the customer. I never feel the need to spend ages shopping around, the prices are good, and the advice and help is well worth any small difference-though I've yet to find anywhere cheaper anyway. Win on help, Win on Price, and win on these brilliant headphones. Their first real test came when my daughter appeared in the study to interrupt a Chopin concerto. I saw her mouth move, but no noise interrupted the music. I hd to use the 'ambient aware' button to let the interruption in. What more recommendations you need? Oh - usual stuff- comfortable - yes; sound quality - Better than my old wired headphones, which were very good, (much better if you include the noise cancellation) The fold up ability and the cute bag for phones and wires are nice value added touches.
Date published: 2020-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from All round great product. Great sound quality - carity of music. Easy to wear around the house while doing chores. Comfortable on head and ears. All round easy control of use.
Date published: 2020-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent, worked straight away. Really good headphones, especially as I have have tinnitus, so appropriate headphones can be hard to find. Very comfortable to wear as I teach online at the moment and my neighbour is trying to build an ark in his garden. No problems like some of the reviews mention.
Date published: 2020-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice sound Recently bought this and am very happy with my purchase. Sounds good and looks good. Also useful features like allowing ambient sound in while listening.
Date published: 2020-05-12
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Headphones I bought these 2 weeks ago and they keep disconnecting from my Samsung phone
Date published: 2020-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good balanced sound and controls easy to use. Value for money for a pair of headphones that sound a lot more expensive.
Date published: 2020-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AKG Y500 I have had AKG headphones before but wanted wireless and so decided on the Y500. The sound quality is excellent and easy to use, really pleased with the product and the service was excellent.
Date published: 2020-04-14
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AKG Y500 (Black) is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 57.
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Lowest price guaranteed!

We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 14 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trade in discounts.
T&Cs apply

Free UK delivery on orders over £50

Next working day delivery and timed options available. Please see checkout for further details.

Buy now, pay later available
by phone, on items over £500

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call our Telesales team for details.

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. 19.9% APR representative. Find out more

 Disabled assistance

All products that are available to purchase on the Richer Sounds website can be delivered free to blind, partially sighted or those with a disability.

Please contact web after sales for more info.
For delivery of in-store only deals, please contact your local store for more details.
T&Cs apply - see our delivery page.