55points

AKG N20

42points

JBL J33

Comparison winner
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AKG N20 vs JBL J33

AKG N20
JBL J33
AKG N20
JBL J33
55
points
42
points

Why is AKG N20 better than JBL J33?

  • Has included ear pads

Why is JBL J33 better than AKG N20?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    24000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 22 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • 0.1m longer cable
    1.3mvs1.2m

Top specs and features

Design

1.has a tangle free cable
AKG N20
JBL J33

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

2.has included ear pads
AKG N20
JBL J33

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

3.travel bag is included
AKG N20
JBL J33

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

4.has an in-ear form
AKG N20
JBL J33

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.

5.cable length

1.2m

1.3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

6.has a straight plug
AKG N20
JBL J33

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

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

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.impedance

38 Ohms

16 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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N20
JBL J33

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG N20
JBL J33

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.

2.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

3.has an in-line control panel
AKG N20
JBL J33

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

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