55points

AKG N20

55points

AKG N20U

AKG N20
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AKG N20 vs AKG N20U

AKG N20
AKG N20U
AKG N20
AKG N20U
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55
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Why is AKG N20 better than AKG N20U?

Why is AKG N20U better than AKG N20?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    24000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    12Hzvs20Hz
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    24 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • 10 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    12vs2

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N20
AKG N20U

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

2.has a detachable cable
AKG N20
AKG N20U

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

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

3.weight

18g

18g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a tangle free cable
AKG N20
AKG N20U

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.sweat resistant
AKG N20
AKG N20U

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

6.has included ear pads
AKG N20
AKG N20U

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

12Hz

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

24000Hz

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.sound pressure level

115dB/mW

115dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG N20
AKG N20U

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

For example

RHA TrueConnect

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG N20
AKG N20U

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.

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG N20
AKG N20U

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

For example

Creative SXFI Air

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG N20
AKG N20U

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG N20
AKG N20U

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

3.has a removable battery
AKG N20
AKG N20U

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N20
AKG N20U

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N20
AKG N20U

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG N20
AKG N20U

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

4.Has WiFi
AKG N20
AKG N20U

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG N20
AKG N20U

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.

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

2.can be used as a headset
AKG N20
AKG N20U

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.has an in-line control panel
AKG N20
AKG N20U

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

4.warranty period

2

12

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

5.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

6.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG N20
AKG N20U

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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