63points

AKG K3003

68points

AKG N40

AKG K3003
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20 facts in comparison

AKG K3003 vs AKG N40

AKG K3003
AKG N40
AKG K3003
AKG N40
63
points
68
points

Why is AKG K3003 better than AKG N40?

  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    8 Ohmsvs20 Ohms
  • 12g lighter
    10gvs22g
  • Sweat resistant
  • Weather sealed

Why is AKG N40 better than AKG K3003?

  • 10000Hz higher high-frequency
    40000Hzvs30000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has included ear pads

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K3003
AKG N40

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 a detachable cable
AKG K3003
AKG N40

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

3.weight

10g

22g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a tangle free cable
AKG K3003
AKG N40

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.sweat resistant
AKG K3003
AKG N40

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

6.has an in-ear form
AKG K3003
AKG N40

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.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

30000Hz

40000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

10Hz

10Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K3003
AKG N40

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

4.sound pressure level

125dB/mW

115dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

8 Ohms

20 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K3003
AKG N40

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K3003
AKG N40

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.

2.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

3.has an in-line control panel
AKG K3003
AKG N40

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

4.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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