AKG K 512 MKIIBose AE2
Top 67%424 points
Top 67%
Top 72%360 points
Top 72%
AKG K 512 MKII
Bose AE2
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Top specs and features

AKG K 512 MKII vs Bose AE2: 12 facts in comparison

1. weight

60g lighter.
200g
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 512 MKII
Bose AE2
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 512 MKII
Bose AE2
73% 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 512 MKII
Bose AE2
38% have it

5. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 512 MKII
Bose AE2
31% have it

6. 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 512 MKII
Bose AE2
75% have it

7. 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 512 MKII
Bose AE2
32% have it

8. 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 512 MKII
Bose AE2
42% have it

9. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 512 MKII
Bose AE2
64% have it

10. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
2.5m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

11. 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 512 MKII
Bose AE2
22% have it

12. 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 512 MKII
Bose AE2
87% have it

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