AKG K 430Bose IE2
Top 51%648 points
Top 51%
Top 71%391 points
Top 71%
AKG K 430
Bose IE2
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Top specs and features

AKG K 430 vs Bose IE2: 16 facts in comparison

1. weight

91.5g lighter.
110g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
18.5g

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 430
Bose IE2
48% 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 430
Bose IE2
73% have it

4. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 430
Bose IE2
31% have it

5. 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 430
Bose IE2
44% have it

6. 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 430
Bose IE2
36% have it

7. 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 430
Bose IE2
75% have it

8. 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 430
Bose IE2
32% have it

9. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 430
Bose IE2
53% have it

10. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K 430
Bose IE2
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 430
Bose IE2
64% have it

12. 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 430
Bose IE2
22% have it

13. 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 430
Bose IE2
87% have it

14. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.1m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

16. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
AKG K 430
Bose IE2
4% have it

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