AKG K 242 HDBose SoundTrue
Top 60%535 points
Top 60%
Top 57%574 points
Top 57%
AKG K 242 HD
Bose SoundTrue
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Top specs and features

AKG K 242 HD vs Bose SoundTrue: 16 facts in comparison

1. weight

100g lighter.
240g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
140g

2. 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 SoundTrue
33% have it

3. 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 SoundTrue
71% have it

4. 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 SoundTrue
39% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose SoundTrue
25% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose SoundTrue
32% have it

7. 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 SoundTrue
45% have it

8. can be used as a headset

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.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose SoundTrue
39% have it

9. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose SoundTrue
77% 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 SoundTrue
41% have it

11. 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 SoundTrue
51% have it

12. 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 SoundTrue
31% have it

13. 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 SoundTrue
63% have it

14. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose SoundTrue
10% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.6m

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