AKG N20Bose AE2
Top 50%665 points
Top 50%
Top 72%367 points
Top 72%
AKG N20
Bose AE2
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Top specs and features

AKG N20 vs Bose AE2: 17 facts in comparison

1. weight

122g lighter.
18g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
140g

2. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
AKG N20
Bose AE2
48% have it

3. 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
Bose AE2
73% have it

4. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG N20
Bose AE2
25% have it

5. 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
Bose AE2
38% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG N20
Bose AE2
31% have it

7. 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
Bose AE2
44% have it

8. 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
Bose AE2
36% have it

9. 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
Bose AE2
42% have it

10. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG N20
Bose AE2
75% have it

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG N20
Bose AE2
53% have it

12. 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
Bose AE2
32% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG N20
Bose AE2
42% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG N20
Bose AE2
64% have it

16. cable length

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

17. 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
Bose AE2
33% have it

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