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AKG K 142 HD vs Sony XBA-3: 22 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

3. weight

218g lighter.

4. has sound isolation / passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony XBA-3
49% have it

5. impedance

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.

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony XBA-3
35% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony XBA-3
26% have it

9. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony XBA-3
73% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony XBA-3
31% have it

11. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony XBA-3
45% have it

12. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony XBA-3
74% have it

13. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony XBA-3
31% have it

14. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony XBA-3
44% have it

15. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony XBA-3
55% have it

16. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony XBA-3
15% have it

17. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony XBA-3
65% have it

18. has active noise canceling / noise reduction

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.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony XBA-3
13% have it

19. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

20. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony XBA-3
22% have it

21. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony XBA-3
87% have it

22. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
AKG K 142 HD
Sony XBA-3
33% have it

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