54points

AKG K518

44points

Bose SoundSport In-Ear

85points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
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31 facts in comparison

AKG K518 vs Bose SoundSport In-Ear vs Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
54
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44
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85
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Why is AKG K518 better than Bose SoundSport In-Ear & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth?

  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Bose SoundSport In-Ear better than AKG K518 & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Weather sealed

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than AKG K518 & Bose SoundSport In-Ear?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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 K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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.

4.can be folded
AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

6.has an in-ear form
AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

2.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

For example

Creative SXFI Air

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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 SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

4.Has WiFi
AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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 SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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 an in-line control panel
AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K518
Bose SoundSport In-Ear
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

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