AKG K551Bose SoundTrue
Top 55%600 points
Top 55%
Top 58%562 points
Top 58%
AKG K551
Bose SoundTrue
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Top specs and features

AKG K551 vs Bose SoundTrue: 17 facts in comparison

1. weight

165g lighter.
305g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
140g

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 K551
Bose SoundTrue
48% 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 K551
Bose SoundTrue
73% have it

4. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K551
Bose SoundTrue
25% have it

5. 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 K551
Bose SoundTrue
38% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K551
Bose SoundTrue
31% have it

7. 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 K551
Bose SoundTrue
44% have it

8. can be used as a headset

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.
AKG K551
Bose SoundTrue
36% have it

9. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K551
Bose SoundTrue
75% have it

10. 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 K551
Bose SoundTrue
42% have it

11. 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 K551
Bose SoundTrue
32% have it

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K551
Bose SoundTrue
53% have it

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K551
Bose SoundTrue
64% have it

14. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
AKG K551
Bose SoundTrue
8% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.6m

17. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
AKG K551
Bose SoundTrue
22% have it

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