59points

AKG K 495 NC

44points

Bose QuietComfort 25

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AKG K 495 NC vs Bose QuietComfort 25

AKG K 495 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25
AKG K 495 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25
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Why is AKG K 495 NC better than Bose QuietComfort 25?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be folded
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Bose QuietComfort 25 better than AKG K 495 NC?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 39g lighter
    196gvs235g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a removable battery

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 495 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a detachable cable
AKG K 495 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K 495 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

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.

4.weight

235g

196g

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5.can be folded
AKG K 495 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.travel bag is included
AKG K 495 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K 495 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

2.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K 495 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

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.

Power

1.has a removable battery
AKG K 495 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 495 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
AKG K 495 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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