65points

AKG K550

93points

Bose QuietComfort 35

86points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

AKG K550
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Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
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35 facts in comparison

AKG K550 vs Bose QuietComfort 35 vs Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

AKG K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
AKG K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
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93
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86
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Why is AKG K550 better than Bose QuietComfort 35 & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth?

  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Sweat resistant

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 better than AKG K550 & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs12,20Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Travel bag is included
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than AKG K550 & Bose QuietComfort 35?

  • Weight
    271gvs305,309g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Cable length
    3.5mvs3,1.2m

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
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 an over-the-ear form
AKG K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
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.

3.has a detachable cable
AKG K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
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.

4.weight

305g

309g

271g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.can be folded
AKG K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

12Hz

10Hz

20Hz

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.sound pressure level

114dB/mW

90dB/mW

98dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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 cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
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.

5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
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 K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
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.

4.Has WiFi
AKG K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
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.

2.control panel placed on a device
AKG K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
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.

3.has an in-line control panel
AKG K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
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 K550
Bose QuietComfort 35
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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