53points

AKG N20

59points

Klipsch R6i

AKG N20
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Klipsch R6i
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AKG N20 vs Klipsch R6i

AKG N20
Klipsch R6i
AKG N20
Klipsch R6i

Why is AKG N20 better than Klipsch R6i?

  • Can be used as a headset

Why is Klipsch R6i better than AKG N20?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 20 Ohms lower impedance
    18 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • 2.8g lighter
    15.2gvs18g
  • Has a neodymium magnet

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Design

1.weight

18g

15.2g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

2.has a tangle free cable
AKG N20
Klipsch R6i

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

3.has an in-ear form
AKG N20
Klipsch R6i

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 included ear pads
AKG N20
Klipsch R6i

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.travel bag is included
AKG N20
Klipsch R6i

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

6.has a straight plug
AKG N20
Klipsch R6i

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

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

19000Hz

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

2.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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG N20
Klipsch R6i

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

4.sound pressure level

115dB/mW

110dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG N20
Klipsch R6i

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

6.impedance

38 Ohms

18 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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N20
Klipsch R6i

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

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG N20
Klipsch R6i

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.has an in-line control panel
AKG N20
Klipsch R6i

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

3.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

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