42points

AKG K551

46points

Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless

AKG K551
Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless
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17 facts in comparison

AKG K551 vs Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless

AKG K551
Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless

Why is AKG K551 better than Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Can be folded
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  • Has an on-ear form
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless better than AKG K551?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 276.7g lighter
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    28.3gvs305g
  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    2vs1
  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Travel bag is included
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Price comparison

Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless

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$195.71

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K551
Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.weight

305g

28.3g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
3.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG K551
Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
4.can be folded
AKG K551
Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
5.travel bag is included
AKG K551
Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an in-ear form
AKG K551
Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless
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 passive noise reduction
AKG K551
Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
2.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AKG K551
Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless
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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K551
Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
AKG K551
Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K551
Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K551
Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K551
Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.Has an in-line control panel
AKG K551
Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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