59points
27points

AKG K3003

70points
26points

AKG N90Q

AKG K3003
Cost-effectiveness winner
AKG N90Q
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AKG K3003 vs AKG N90Q

AKG K3003
AKG N90Q
59
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70
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AKG N90Q

Why is AKG K3003 better than AKG N90Q?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 15dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    125dB/mWvs110dB/mW
  • 24 Ohms lower impedance
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    8 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Sweat resistance
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  • 450g lighter
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    10gvs460g
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Has an in-ear form
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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Why is AKG N90Q better than AKG K3003?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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Price comparison

AKG N90Q

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$549.00

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K3003
AKG N90Q
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 K3003
AKG N90Q
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.has a detachable cable
AKG K3003
AKG N90Q
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
AKG K3003
AKG N90Q
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

10g

460g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG K3003
AKG N90Q
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.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.
2.highest frequency

30000Hz

30000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG K3003
AKG N90Q
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AKG K3003
AKG N90Q
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.
5.sound pressure level

125dB/mW

110dB/mW

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

8 Ohms

32 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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K3003
AKG N90Q
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
AKG K3003
AKG N90Q
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K3003
AKG N90Q
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 N90Q
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.control panel placed on a device
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AKG N90Q
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
AKG K3003
AKG N90Q
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.warranty period

2

2

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

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