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AKG K52
Bose QuietComfort 25
Top 61%508 points
Top 61%
Top 62%494 points
Top 62%
AKG K52
Bose QuietComfort 25
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AKG K52 vs Bose QuietComfort 25: 13 facts in comparison

1. weight

4g lighter.
200g
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 K52
Bose QuietComfort 25
45% 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 K52
Bose QuietComfort 25
69% 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 K52
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 K52
Bose QuietComfort 25
47% have it

6. 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 K52
Bose QuietComfort 25
14% 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 K52
Bose QuietComfort 25
40% have it

8. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K52
Bose QuietComfort 25
64% 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 K52
Bose QuietComfort 25
31% have it

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K52
Bose QuietComfort 25
50% have it

11. 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 K52
Bose QuietComfort 25
82% have it

12. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
2.5m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.4m

13. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
AKG K52
Bose QuietComfort 25
6% have it

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