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On-ear Bluetooth headphones

$149.95149.95 each
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Looking for the proper cans to complement your style all while enabling you to freely create? Introducing the AKG Y50BT headphones. Bluetooth enabled for seamless connectivity and capable of more than 20 hours of battery lifefor spontaneous acts of artistry,the AKG Y50BTs feature 40mm drivers for balanced powerful soundand the same sound quality of the Y50, which was awarded with theWhat Hi-Fi’s product of the Year award. But it doesn’t stop there - equal to their audio excellence is their appearance. With three bold colors and surfaces specially coated for a hybrid matte glossy look, the AKG Y50BT bring the soundand look good while doing it.

What's in the box?

  • AKG Y50BT on-Ear Headphones
  • By-pass 1.2 m Detachable cable
  • Micro USB charging cable
  • Carrying Pouch (see Y50)

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A clear, word-class and award winning acoustic signature that will take your musical enjoyment and appreciation to new levels.

Pursue your passions wirelessly and easily, with ear-cup mounted controls.

The music never stops. The Y50BT works with a by-pass cable that allows you to enjoy your favorite jams even if you run out of battery

Frequency range
MAX input power
Cable length
1.2m detachable audio cable
Jack 3.5mm
113dB SPL/V

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Y50BT is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 7.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from After reading several professional reviews stating that this is the best set of headphones in its class at this price point, I purchased this pair of headsets as a gift for my 27 yr. old nephew who is in computer networking and somewhat of a techie. He said that the headphones are great sounding and very comfortable.
Date published: 2017-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from You won't regret this purchase. Would buy again and again. Exceptional sound and battery life. Deep, accurate base. Very detailed throughout the range. They don't get hot on my ears like my over-ear Sennheisers. Comfortable, but a little heavy if you're on the move. Like if I stand up and they're not centered, they'll slide off my head. Sound does transfer when taking steps too, may be the seal to my ear giving. Instant pairing is nice but occasionally it doesn't pick up and I have to go into my phone settings. Sometimes it picks up when they're in my work bag and I have to turn Bluetooth to severe connection.
Date published: 2017-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best value and then some ... by far! I bought these headphones after listening to a demo set in Korea while on vacation. They were at a high end resort in a high end shop. The sound was absolutely incredible for a bluetooth set. I was afraid that these would cost a fortune though. The fit is comfortable. The design blocks out just enough noise to make them very pleasant. The sound quality it superb especially given the price. You will not find another set of headphones with this quality at this price. I would argue that you won't find a set this good at double the price. The battery lasted me about 18 hours. Seriously, do you really need it to last longer? But, there is more ... the awesome thing is you can use the supplied cable to wire these directly to your device should your battery die. Really though, who listens to music or whatever for more than 20 hours straight? Bottom line is buy these and you will not be sorry. I am very picky when it comes to sound quality and even more picky when it comes to value.
Date published: 2016-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally amazing sounding bluetooth headphones! I had tried many pairs of bluetooth headphones prior to getting the Y50's and every time i listened to them it was such a compromise in sound quality just to have the bluetooth feature. When i tried the Y50's i was shocked that it was really bluetooth as all my other experiences were so poor. I am an audio engineer so i am very aware of what my music should sound like and the Y50's nailed the perfect tonal balance and audio quality. It seems like they are using the latest bluetooth specs and codecs so that what I'm hearing back is excellent with no artifacts. Battery life is great too. No downsides so far....... Only wish they came out a few years ago
Date published: 2016-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Spoil your ears! These are simply one of the best things you will ever listen to. They will definitely spoil your ears to the point where loudspeakers will sound sub standard unless you invest in a really high end system. These are able to handle absolutely any type of music with finesse and class. The WhatHiFi 5 star review is definitely justified!
Date published: 2016-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound i love everything about it except the looks when i put it on my head
Date published: 2016-05-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Sound Brought these 2months ago love the sound, cups are a little big but not too.
Date published: 2017-01-06
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My computer (Macbook pro) can find drivers to install for bluetooth for these headphones (C50BT) but but windows (running windows on windows bootcamp on macbook) can't. Can you please fix this or tell me how to fix it? Also, I am unable to pair to PS4.

Asked by: Jonotron
The C50BT does not require any specific drivers. It utilizes the standard Bluetooth Stereo Audio drivers available in most laptops. There are two different Bluetooth protocols, one for Headset Audio used for talking on the telephone, and the other for high quality stereo audio listening. Being that the C50BT is a headphone; your computer must connect to the C50BT using the headphone protocol which is HSP and HFP Bluetooth Profiles. Your best bet is to go into your control panel and find the Bluetooth setup. This setup usually provides a setup wizard and will take you through the steps to install the drivers needed for Stereo Audio. For the PS4, unfortunately, they have their own standards and you would need to request assistance from its manufacturer for connecting the C50BT to it.
Answered by: Ren at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-02-21

Does this headset have a microphone as well to allow me to place a phone call while wearing them?

Asked by: bboy
Yes. The Y50BT has a built-in microphone that you can use for phone calls.
Answered by: Ren at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-01-02

Are these noise canceling?

Asked by: Kelly
No. The Y50BT are not noise-canceling headphones.
Answered by: Ren at Customer Service
Date published: 2016-12-23

How long does it take to fully charge the AKG Y50BT headphones?  Is there an indicator to signal that they are fully charged?

Asked by: jamHI
Charging time is 2.5 hours from 0-100%. The red led blinking light will turn off once the Y50BT is fully charged.
Answered by: MarkS at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-01-19

What is the difference between the y50 and the y50BT??

Asked by: P raww
The Y50BT is simply the Y50 with Bluetooth and a built-in battery. They are identical, but the Y50BT offers Bluetooth connectivity and up to 20-hours of playtime depending on audio content and volume.
Answered by: Ren at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-01-27

Does the Y50BT have an auto-off feature for inactivity?

Asked by: xphilia
Yes, the Y50BT does have Power-Save feature that will automatically turn-off if inactive.
Answered by: Erik at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-01-19

How many Paired devices can be connected to at the same time? Can more than one bluetooth audio source be used at the same time? For example can I have a phone and computer's audio output pipe out through the Y50BT at the same time? Thank you.

Asked by: Odessa
The Y50BT permits pairing of multiple devices but only allows one active connection at a time.
Answered by: Memen at Customer Service
Date published: 2016-12-02

How does the sound quality of these compare to the k845bt's . Which one has the better clarity and bass response?

Asked by: JoesterMaster
The K845BT has a max input power of 50mW, while the Y50BT only has 30mW. The K845BT has a bit louder bass compared to the Y50BT, but the Y50BT is a bit clearer than the K845BT.
Answered by: Memen at Customer Service
Date published: 2016-11-29
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