AKG K514 MKIIBose QuietComfort 25
Top 64%477 points
Top 64%
Top 63%491 points
Top 63%
AKG K514 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
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AKG K514 MKII vs Bose QuietComfort 25: 15 facts in comparison

1. weight

6g lighter.
190g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
196g

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 K514 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
46% 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 K514 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
72% have it

4. 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 K514 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
39% 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 K514 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
45% have it

6. 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 K514 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
76% have it

7. 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 K514 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
42% have it

8. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K514 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
52% 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 K514 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
31% have it

10. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K514 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
63% have it

11. 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 K514 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
12% have it

12. 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 K514 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
86% have it

13. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.4m

14. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
AKG K514 MKII
Bose QuietComfort 25
23% have it

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