69points

AKG N20 NC

46points

Bose QuietComfort 25

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AKG N20 NC vs Bose QuietComfort 25

AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

Why is AKG N20 NC better than Bose QuietComfort 25?

  • 178g lighter
    18gvs196g
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has an earbud form

Why is Bose QuietComfort 25 better than AKG N20 NC?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • 0.2m longer cable
    1.4mvs1.2m
  • Has a removable battery

Top specs and features

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Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

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.

2.weight

18g

196g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a detachable cable
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

4.has an in-ear form
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

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.

5.has a tangle free cable
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has included ear pads
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

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 cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

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.

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Power

1.has a removable battery
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

2.can be used as a headset
AKG N20 NC
Bose QuietComfort 25

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.

3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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