AKG K 242 HDBose QuietComfort 25
Top 61%510 points
Top 61%
Top 64%470 points
Top 64%
AKG K 242 HD
Bose QuietComfort 25
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AKG K 242 HD vs Bose QuietComfort 25: 15 facts in comparison

1. weight

44g lighter.
240g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
196g

2. 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 242 HD
Bose QuietComfort 25
48% have it

3. 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 242 HD
Bose QuietComfort 25
33% have it

4. 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 242 HD
Bose QuietComfort 25
73% have it

5. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose QuietComfort 25
38% have it

6. 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 242 HD
Bose QuietComfort 25
44% have it

7. 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 242 HD
Bose QuietComfort 25
75% have it

8. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose QuietComfort 25
54% have it

9. 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 242 HD
Bose QuietComfort 25
32% have it

10. has an over-the-ear form

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.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose QuietComfort 25
42% have it

11. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose QuietComfort 25
64% have it

12. 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 242 HD
Bose QuietComfort 25
13% have it

13. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.4m

14. 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 242 HD
Bose QuietComfort 25
87% have it

15. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose QuietComfort 25
6% have it

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