AKG K3003Bose QuietComfort 3
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AKG K3003
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AKG K3003 vs Bose QuietComfort 3: 24 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
30000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
22000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
10Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
20Hz

3. weight

126g lighter.
10g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
136g

4. 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 3
48% have it

5. 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 3
73% have it

6. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K3003
Bose QuietComfort 3
25% have it

7. 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 K3003
Bose QuietComfort 3
38% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K3003
Bose QuietComfort 3
31% have it

9. 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 3
44% have it

10. 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 3
36% have it

11. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K3003
Bose QuietComfort 3
75% have it

12. 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 3
54% have it

13. 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 3
32% have it

14. 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 K3003
Bose QuietComfort 3
42% have it

15. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K3003
Bose QuietComfort 3
64% have it

16. 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 3
13% have it

17. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
AKG K3003
Bose QuietComfort 3
8% have it

18. 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

19. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
AKG K3003
Bose QuietComfort 3
10% have it

20. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.6m

21. 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 K3003
Bose QuietComfort 3
87% have it

22. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
AKG K3003
Bose QuietComfort 3
3% have it

23. 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 3
33% have it

24. Weather sealed

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

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