37points

AKG K 512 MKII

48points

Bose QuietComfort 20i

92points

Bose QuietComfort 35

86points

Sony MDR-100ABN

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Bose QuietComfort 20i
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AKG K 512 MKII vs Bose QuietComfort 20i vs Bose QuietComfort 35 vs Sony MDR-100ABN

AKG K 512 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sony MDR-100ABN
AKG K 512 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sony MDR-100ABN

Why is AKG K 512 MKII better than Bose QuietComfort 20i & Bose QuietComfort 35 & Sony MDR-100ABN?

    Why is Bose QuietComfort 20i better than AKG K 512 MKII & Bose QuietComfort 35 & Sony MDR-100ABN?

    • Weight
      44gvs200,309,290g
    • Has an in-line control panel
    • Has included ear pads
    • Has an in-ear form

    Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 better than AKG K 512 MKII & Bose QuietComfort 20i & Sony MDR-100ABN?

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

    Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than AKG K 512 MKII & Bose QuietComfort 20i & Bose QuietComfort 35?

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      Design

      1.has stereo speakers
      AKG K 512 MKII
      Bose QuietComfort 20i
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sony MDR-100ABN

      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
      Sony MDR-100ABN

      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.weight

      200g

      44g

      309g

      290g

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      4.has a detachable cable
      AKG K 512 MKII
      Bose QuietComfort 20i
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sony MDR-100ABN

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

      5.can be folded
      AKG K 512 MKII
      Bose QuietComfort 20i
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sony MDR-100ABN

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

      6.has an in-ear form
      AKG K 512 MKII
      Bose QuietComfort 20i
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sony MDR-100ABN

      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.

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      Sound quality

      1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
      AKG K 512 MKII
      Bose QuietComfort 20i
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sony MDR-100ABN

      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
      Sony MDR-100ABN

      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
      Sony MDR-100ABN

      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
      Sony MDR-100ABN

      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
      Sony MDR-100ABN

      The battery can be recharged and used over again.

      3.has a removable battery
      AKG K 512 MKII
      Bose QuietComfort 20i
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sony MDR-100ABN

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

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      Connectivity

      1.Can be used wirelessly
      AKG K 512 MKII
      Bose QuietComfort 20i
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sony MDR-100ABN

      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
      Sony MDR-100ABN

      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
      Sony MDR-100ABN

      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.

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      Features

      1.control panel placed on a device
      AKG K 512 MKII
      Bose QuietComfort 20i
      Bose QuietComfort 35
      Sony MDR-100ABN

      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
      Sony MDR-100ABN

      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
      Sony MDR-100ABN

      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
      Sony MDR-100ABN

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

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