52points

AKG K518

94points

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

AKG K518
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AKG K518 vs Bose QuietComfort 35 II

AKG K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
AKG K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Why is AKG K518 better than Bose QuietComfort 35 II?

  • 159g lighter
    150gvs309g
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 II better than AKG K518?

  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs16Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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 K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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.weight

150g

309g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
AKG K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

5.can be folded
AKG K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has included ear pads
AKG K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

16Hz

10Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

2.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

3.sound pressure level

115dB/mW

90dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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.

2.can be used as a headset
AKG K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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.

3.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

4.has voice prompts
AKG K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

5.has voice commands
AKG K518
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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