AKG K3003Bose QuietComfort 20i
Top 42%770 points
Top 42%
Top 62%502 points
Top 62%
AKG K3003
Bose QuietComfort 20i
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AKG K3003 vs Bose QuietComfort 20i: 21 facts in comparison

1. weight

34g lighter.
10g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
44g

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 K3003
Bose QuietComfort 20i
47% 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 K3003
Bose QuietComfort 20i
72% have it

4. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K3003
Bose QuietComfort 20i
25% 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 K3003
Bose QuietComfort 20i
44% have it

6. can be 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 K3003
Bose QuietComfort 20i
37% have it

7. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K3003
Bose QuietComfort 20i
53% have it

8. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K3003
Bose QuietComfort 20i
76% have it

9. 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 K3003
Bose QuietComfort 20i
31% have it

10. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K3003
Bose QuietComfort 20i
41% have it

11. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K3003
Bose QuietComfort 20i
63% 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 K3003
Bose QuietComfort 20i
13% have it

13. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
AKG K3003
Bose QuietComfort 20i
9% have it

14. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
1

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.3m

17. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
AKG K3003
Bose QuietComfort 20i
10% have it

18. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
AKG K3003
Bose QuietComfort 20i
6% have it

19. 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 K3003
Bose QuietComfort 20i
4% have it

20. 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 K3003
Bose QuietComfort 20i
33% have it

21. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
AKG K3003
Bose QuietComfort 20i
3% have it

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