AKG K271 MKIIBose QuietComfort 25
Top 45%732 points
Top 45%
Top 64%477 points
Top 64%
AKG K271 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
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AKG K271 MKII vs Bose QuietComfort 25: 16 facts in comparison

1. weight

44g lighter.
240g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
196g

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 K271 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
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 K271 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
73% have it

4. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K271 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
25% have it

5. 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 K271 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
38% have it

6. 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 K271 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
44% have it

7. 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 K271 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
42% have it

8. 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 K271 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
32% have it

9. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K271 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
53% have it

10. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K271 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
42% have it

11. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K271 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
64% 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 K271 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
13% have it

13. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AKG K271 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
8% have it

14. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.4m

16. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
AKG K271 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
6% have it

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