AKG N20Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Top 49%658 points
Top 49%
Top 36%827 points
Top 36%
AKG N20
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Top specs and features

AKG N20 vs Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9: 23 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
25000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
20Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
10Hz

3. weight

202g lighter.
18g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
220g

4. impedance

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.
38Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
100Ohms

5. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
115dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
100dB/mW

6. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
73% have it

7. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG N20
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
25% have it

8. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
AKG N20
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
38% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG N20
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
31% have it

10. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
44% have it

11. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
36% have it

12. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG N20
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
75% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG N20
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
54% have it

14. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
32% have it

15. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG N20
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
42% have it

16. has an over-the-ear form

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.
AKG N20
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
42% have it

17. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG N20
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
64% have it

18. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
13% have it

19. 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

20. cable length

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

21. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
87% have it

22. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
AKG N20
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
6% have it

23. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
33% have it

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