AKG K 430Bose QuietComfort 15
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AKG K 430
Bose QuietComfort 15
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AKG K 430 vs Bose QuietComfort 15: 18 facts in comparison

1. weight

30g lighter.
110g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
140g

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 QuietComfort 15
46% 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 QuietComfort 15
72% 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 430
Bose QuietComfort 15
39% have it

5. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 430
Bose QuietComfort 15
32% 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 430
Bose QuietComfort 15
45% have it

7. 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 QuietComfort 15
38% have it

8. 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 QuietComfort 15
76% 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 QuietComfort 15
52% 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 430
Bose QuietComfort 15
42% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K 430
Bose QuietComfort 15
41% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 430
Bose QuietComfort 15
63% have it

13. 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 430
Bose QuietComfort 15
12% have it

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 430
Bose QuietComfort 15
86% have it

15. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.1m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.68m

16. 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 QuietComfort 15
23% have it

17. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
AKG K 430
Bose QuietComfort 15
6% have it

18. has removable speakers

This modularity allows you to integrate the speakers into hoodies or snowboard helmets.
AKG K 430
Bose QuietComfort 15
1% have it
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