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AKG K 495 NC

64points
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Sony WF-1000X

AKG K 495 NC
Sony WF-1000X
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AKG K 495 NC vs Sony WF-1000X

AKG K 495 NC
Sony WF-1000X

Why is AKG K 495 NC better than Sony WF-1000X?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Can be folded
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sony WF-1000X better than AKG K 495 NC?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 165g lighter
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    70gvs235g
  • Has voice prompts
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  • Has voice commands
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Price comparison

Sony WF-1000X

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$99.99

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$79.99
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$29.99

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 495 NC
Sony WF-1000X
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 an over-the-ear form
AKG K 495 NC
Sony WF-1000X
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.
3.has a detachable cable
AKG K 495 NC
Sony WF-1000X
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

235g

70g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
AKG K 495 NC
Sony WF-1000X
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
AKG K 495 NC
Sony WF-1000X
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG K 495 NC
Sony WF-1000X
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AKG K 495 NC
Sony WF-1000X
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 rechargeable battery
AKG K 495 NC
Sony WF-1000X
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 495 NC
Sony WF-1000X
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 495 NC
Sony WF-1000X
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG K 495 NC
Sony WF-1000X
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K 495 NC
Sony WF-1000X
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
AKG K 495 NC
Sony WF-1000X
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.Has voice prompts
AKG K 495 NC
Sony WF-1000X
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
4.has voice commands
AKG K 495 NC
Sony WF-1000X
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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