69points

AKG N20 NC

61points

Klipsch Image X7i

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AKG N20 NC vs Klipsch Image X7i

AKG N20 NC
Klipsch Image X7i
AKG N20 NC
Klipsch Image X7i

Why is AKG N20 NC better than Klipsch Image X7i?

  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    38 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has an earbud form

Why is Klipsch Image X7i better than AKG N20 NC?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 2g lighter
    16gvs18g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 0.1m longer cable
    1.3mvs1.2m

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N20 NC
Klipsch Image X7i

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

18g

16g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has an in-ear form
AKG N20 NC
Klipsch Image X7i

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.

4.has a tangle free cable
AKG N20 NC
Klipsch Image X7i

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has included ear pads
AKG N20 NC
Klipsch Image X7i

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
AKG N20 NC
Klipsch Image X7i

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

10Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

19000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG N20 NC
Klipsch Image X7i

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.sound pressure level

115dB/mW

110dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

38 Ohms

50 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG N20 NC
Klipsch Image X7i

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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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N20 NC
Klipsch Image X7i

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N20 NC
Klipsch Image X7i

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
Klipsch Image X7i

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
Klipsch Image X7i

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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