AKG N20 NCBose QuietComfort 20i
Top 36%865 points
Top 36%
Top 62%505 points
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AKG N20 NC vs Bose QuietComfort 20i: 19 facts in comparison

1. weight

26g lighter.
18g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
44g

2. 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 N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
72% have it

3. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
25% have it

4. 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 N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
45% have it

5. 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 N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
38% have it

6. 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 N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
76% have it

7. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
52% have it

8. 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 N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
31% have it

9. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
41% have it

10. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
63% have it

11. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
17% have it

12. 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 N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
12% have it

13. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
9% have it

14. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
1

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.3m

17. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
6% have it

18. has an in-ear form

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.
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
33% have it

19. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
4% have it

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