37points

AKG K 512 MKII

49points

Bose QuietComfort 20i

92points

Bose QuietComfort 35

86points

Philips SHB8850NC

AKG K 512 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 20i
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AKG K 512 MKII vs Bose QuietComfort 20i vs Bose QuietComfort 35 vs Philips SHB8850NC

AKG K 512 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Bose QuietComfort 35
Philips SHB8850NC
AKG K 512 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Bose QuietComfort 35
Philips SHB8850NC

Why is AKG K 512 MKII better than Bose QuietComfort 20i & Bose QuietComfort 35 & Philips SHB8850NC?

    Why is Bose QuietComfort 20i better than AKG K 512 MKII & Bose QuietComfort 35 & Philips SHB8850NC?

    • Weight
      44gvs200,309,232g
    • Has an in-line control panel
    • Has included ear pads
    • Has an L-shaped plug
    • Has an in-ear form

    Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 better than AKG K 512 MKII & Bose QuietComfort 20i & Philips SHB8850NC?

    • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    • Has an over-the-ear form
    • Has a noise canceling microphone

    Why is Philips SHB8850NC better than AKG K 512 MKII & Bose QuietComfort 20i & Bose QuietComfort 35?

    • Has an open-back design
    • Wireless charging
    • Has voice commands

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

    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 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

    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 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

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

    4.weight

    200g

    44g

    309g

    232g

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    3g

    5.has an in-ear form
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

    The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

    6.can be folded
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

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

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    Sound quality

    1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

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

    2.has a neodymium magnet
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

    Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

    3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

    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.

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    Power

    1.has a battery level indicator
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

    3.has a removable battery
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

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

    For example

    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

    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 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

    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.

    4.Has WiFi
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

    The device can connect to WiFi.

    For example

    Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

    5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

    802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

    For example

    RHA TrueConnect

    6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

    802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

    For example

    JBL Reflect Contour 2

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

    There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

    2.has an in-line control panel
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

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

    3.can be used as a headset
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

    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.

    4.has a noise canceling microphone
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

    These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

    5.has voice commands
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

    You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

    6.has an accelerometer
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

    An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

    For example

    Sony Xperia Ear Duo

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    Miscellaneous

    1.wireless charging
    AKG K 512 MKII
    Bose QuietComfort 20i
    Bose QuietComfort 35
    Philips SHB8850NC

    The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

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