AKG K171 MKIIBose FreeStyle
Top 50%656 points
Top 50%
Top 68%419 points
Top 68%
AKG K171 MKII
Bose FreeStyle
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AKG K171 MKII vs Bose FreeStyle: 14 facts in comparison

1. weight

222g lighter.
240g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
18g

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 K171 MKII
Bose FreeStyle
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 K171 MKII
Bose FreeStyle
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 K171 MKII
Bose FreeStyle
38% have it

5. 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 K171 MKII
Bose FreeStyle
44% have it

6. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K171 MKII
Bose FreeStyle
54% have it

7. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K171 MKII
Bose FreeStyle
42% have it

8. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K171 MKII
Bose FreeStyle
64% have it

9. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AKG K171 MKII
Bose FreeStyle
8% have it

10. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
AKG K171 MKII
Bose FreeStyle
10% have it

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 K171 MKII
Bose FreeStyle
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 K171 MKII
Bose FreeStyle
87% have it

13. 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 K171 MKII
Bose FreeStyle
33% have it

14. 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 K171 MKII
Bose FreeStyle
4% have it

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