59points

AKG K3003

72points

JBL Live 400BT

AKG K3003
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AKG K3003 vs JBL Live 400BT

AKG K3003
JBL Live 400BT
59
points
AKG K3003
72
points
JBL Live 400BT

Why is AKG K3003 better than JBL Live 400BT?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 10000Hz higher high-frequency
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    30000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 19dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    125dB/mWvs106dB/mW
  • 24 Ohms lower impedance
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    8 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Sweat resistance
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  • 175.8g lighter
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    10gvs185.8g
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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Why is JBL Live 400BT better than AKG K3003?

  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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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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  • Can be folded
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  • Has an on-ear form
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Price comparison

AKG K3003

ProductStorePrice
AKG K3003 AmazonAKG K3003i Reference Class In-Ear Headph...AKG K3003i Reference Class In-Ear Headphones
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$429.99

JBL Live 400BT

Buy used:

$49.90

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JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL Live 400BT Wireless w/Voice Assistan...JBL Live 400BT Wireless w/Voice Assistant - Black JBLLIVE400BTBLKAM (Renewed)
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$45.64
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL LIVE 500BT - Around-Ear Wireless Hea...JBL LIVE 500BT - Around-Ear Wireless Headphone - White
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$105.99
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL Live 400BT On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth...JBL Live 400BT On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Bundle with Plugable USB-BT4LE USB 2.0 Bluetooth Adapter - Blue
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$99.99
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL LIVE 400BT - On-Ear Wireless Headpho...JBL LIVE 400BT - On-Ear Wireless Headphones - Red (Renewed)
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$47.95
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL TUNE 600BTNC - Noise Cancelling On-E...JBL TUNE 600BTNC - Noise Cancelling On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone - Black
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$89.00
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL JBLE35BLK On Ear Signature Headphone...JBL JBLE35BLK On Ear Signature Headphones W Mic, Black
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$39.99
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL Live 400BT On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth...JBL Live 400BT On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Bundle with Anker PowerPort Elite 2 Port USB Wall Charger - Black
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$99.99
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL T600BTNC Noise Cancelling, On-Ear, W...JBL T600BTNC Noise Cancelling, On-Ear, Wireless Bluetooth Headphone, Black, One Size (Renewed)
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$69.98
JBL Live 400BT aliexpressEarphones & Headphones JBL LIVE 400BT Po...Earphones & Headphones JBL LIVE 400BT Portable Audio headset Earphone Headphone Video with microphone
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$52.58

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K3003
JBL Live 400BT
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
JBL Live 400BT
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.sweat resistance
AKG K3003
JBL Live 400BT
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.weight

10g

185.8g

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.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG K3003
JBL Live 400BT
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.can be folded
AKG K3003
JBL Live 400BT
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

20Hz

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

20000Hz

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
JBL Live 400BT
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
JBL Live 400BT
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

106dB/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
JBL Live 400BT
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
AKG K3003
JBL Live 400BT
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
AKG K3003
JBL Live 400BT
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K3003
JBL Live 400BT
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K3003
JBL Live 400BT
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
AKG K3003
JBL Live 400BT
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
AKG K3003
JBL Live 400BT
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG K3003
JBL Live 400BT
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
6.supports Wi-Fi
AKG K3003
JBL Live 400BT
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K3003
JBL Live 400BT
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.has a noise-canceling microphone
AKG K3003
JBL Live 400BT
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
AKG K3003
JBL Live 400BT
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
AKG K3003
JBL Live 400BT
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.Has voice prompts
AKG K3003
JBL Live 400BT
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Price comparison

AKG K3003

ProductStorePrice
AKG K3003 AmazonAKG K3003i Reference Class In-Ear Headph...AKG K3003i Reference Class In-Ear Headphones
Amazon logo
$429.99

JBL Live 400BT

Buy used:

$49.90

ProductStorePrice
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL Live 400BT Wireless w/Voice Assistan...JBL Live 400BT Wireless w/Voice Assistant - Black JBLLIVE400BTBLKAM (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$45.64
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL LIVE 500BT - Around-Ear Wireless Hea...JBL LIVE 500BT - Around-Ear Wireless Headphone - White
Amazon logo
$105.99
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL Live 400BT On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth...JBL Live 400BT On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Bundle with Plugable USB-BT4LE USB 2.0 Bluetooth Adapter - Blue
Amazon logo
$99.99
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL LIVE 400BT - On-Ear Wireless Headpho...JBL LIVE 400BT - On-Ear Wireless Headphones - Red (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$47.95
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL TUNE 600BTNC - Noise Cancelling On-E...JBL TUNE 600BTNC - Noise Cancelling On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone - Black
Amazon logo
$89.00
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL JBLE35BLK On Ear Signature Headphone...JBL JBLE35BLK On Ear Signature Headphones W Mic, Black
Amazon logo
$39.99
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL Live 400BT On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth...JBL Live 400BT On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Bundle with Anker PowerPort Elite 2 Port USB Wall Charger - Black
Amazon logo
$99.99
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL T600BTNC Noise Cancelling, On-Ear, W...JBL T600BTNC Noise Cancelling, On-Ear, Wireless Bluetooth Headphone, Black, One Size (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$69.98
JBL Live 400BT aliexpressEarphones & Headphones JBL LIVE 400BT Po...Earphones & Headphones JBL LIVE 400BT Portable Audio headset Earphone Headphone Video with microphone
aliexpress logo
$52.58

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