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AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Top 33%855 points
Top 33%
Top 63%476 points
Top 63%
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Top specs and features

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
66% have it

3. 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

4. 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
47% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
23% have it

6. 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
47% have it

7. 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
15% have it

8. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
27% have it

9. 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
64% have it

10. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
44% have it

11. 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
48% have it

12. 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
30% have it

13. 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

14. 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 N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
80% have it

15. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 20i
18% have it

16. cable length

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

17. 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
37% have it

18. 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

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
5% have it

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