40points

AKG N20 NC

43points

Optoma NuForce BE Free8

AKG N20 NC
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
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18 facts in comparison

AKG N20 NC vs Optoma NuForce BE Free8

AKG N20 NC
Optoma NuForce BE Free8

Why is AKG N20 NC better than Optoma NuForce BE Free8?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?
  • 27g lighter
    ?

    18gvs45g
  • 23dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    115dB/mWvs92dB/mW
  • Has an in-line control panel
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Why is Optoma NuForce BE Free8 better than AKG N20 NC?

  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has no wires or cables
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  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs38 Ohms

Price comparison

AKG N20 NC

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$39.99

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$95.00
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$69.95
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Design

1.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG N20 NC
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
2.has stereo speakers
AKG N20 NC
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
3.has an in-ear form
AKG N20 NC
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
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 an earbud form
AKG N20 NC
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
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.
5.weight

18g

45g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.has no wires or cables
AKG N20 NC
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds together.

Sound quality

1.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AKG N20 NC
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
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.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

115dB/mW

92dB/mW

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

Microphone

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

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
AKG N20 NC
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N20 NC
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG N20 NC
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.control panel placed on a device
AKG N20 NC
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
3.travel bag is included
AKG N20 NC
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
4.Has an in-line control panel
AKG N20 NC
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Miscellaneous

1.impedance

38 Ohms

32 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.

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