AKG N20Sony MDR-Z1R
Top 33%455 points
Top 33%
Top 13%592 points
Top 13%
AKG N20
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AKG N20 vs Sony MDR-Z1R: 20 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.
120000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

3. weight

367g lighter.

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.

5. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
AKG N20
Sony MDR-Z1R
35% have it

6. sound pressure level

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

7. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG N20
Sony MDR-Z1R
26% have it

8. 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
Sony MDR-Z1R
73% have it

9. 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
Sony MDR-Z1R
38% 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
Sony MDR-Z1R
45% have it

11. is 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
Sony MDR-Z1R
34% have it

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG N20
Sony MDR-Z1R
44% have it

13. 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
Sony MDR-Z1R
31% have it

14. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG N20
Sony MDR-Z1R
55% have it

15. 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
Sony MDR-Z1R
42% have it

16. 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
Sony MDR-Z1R
13% 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
Sony MDR-Z1R
65% have it

18. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

19. 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
Sony MDR-Z1R
87% have it

20. 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
Sony MDR-Z1R
33% have it

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