AKG K 550Bose QuietComfort 20i
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Top 36%
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Top 67%
AKG K 550
Bose QuietComfort 20i
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Top specs and features

AKG K 550 vs Bose QuietComfort 20i: 19 facts in comparison

1. weight

261g lighter.

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 550
Bose QuietComfort 20i
49% have it

3. 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 550
Bose QuietComfort 20i
38% have it

4. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
AKG K 550
Bose QuietComfort 20i
45% have it

5. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 550
Bose QuietComfort 20i
31% have it

6. is used as a headset

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.
AKG K 550
Bose QuietComfort 20i
34% 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 550
Bose QuietComfort 20i
31% have it

8. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K 550
Bose QuietComfort 20i
44% have it

9. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K 550
Bose QuietComfort 20i
74% have it

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 550
Bose QuietComfort 20i
55% have it

11. 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 550
Bose QuietComfort 20i
42% have it

12. has active noise canceling / noise reduction

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.
AKG K 550
Bose QuietComfort 20i
13% have it

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 550
Bose QuietComfort 20i
65% have it

14. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
AKG K 550
Bose QuietComfort 20i
8% have it

15. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

16. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
AKG K 550
Bose QuietComfort 20i
7% have it

17. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
AKG K 550
Bose QuietComfort 20i
4% have it

18. has an in-ear form

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.
AKG K 550
Bose QuietComfort 20i
33% have it

19. 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 550
Bose QuietComfort 20i
87% have it

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