51points

AKG IP2

100points

Sony WH-1000XM3

97points

Treblab Z2

AKG IP2
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AKG IP2 vs Sony WH-1000XM3 vs Treblab Z2

AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

Why is AKG IP2 better than Sony WH-1000XM3 & Treblab Z2?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs47,32 Ohms
  • Weight
    3gvs255,252.3g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than AKG IP2 & Treblab Z2?

  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has voice prompts
  • Has voice commands
  • Has USB Type-C

Why is Treblab Z2 better than AKG IP2 & Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • Has included ear pads
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has an over-the-ear form
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

3.has a detachable cable
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

4.weight

3g

255g

252.3g

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5.can be folded
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

2.has a neodymium magnet
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

3.impedance

16 Ohms

47 Ohms

32 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

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4 Ohms

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

4.Has USB Type-C
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

4.Has WiFi
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

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6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

For example

JBL Reflect Contour 2

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

2.can be used as a headset
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

3.has an in-line control panel
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

5.has voice prompts
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

6.has voice commands
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
AKG IP2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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