41points

AKG N20

46points

Sony MDR-ZX660AP

AKG N20
Sony MDR-ZX660AP
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18 facts in comparison

AKG N20 vs Sony MDR-ZX660AP

AKG N20
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

Why is AKG N20 better than Sony MDR-ZX660AP?

  • 11dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    115dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
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    38 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • 175g lighter
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    18gvs193g
  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has an in-ear form
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sony MDR-ZX660AP better than AKG N20?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs20Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
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    25000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has an on-ear form
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Price comparison

Sony MDR-ZX660AP

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-ZX660AP AmazonSony MDR-ZX660AP Lightweight On-Ear Head...Sony MDR-ZX660AP Lightweight On-Ear Headphone with Smartphone Control - Black
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$29.00
Sony MDR-ZX660AP AmazonSony MDR-ZX660AP Lightweight On-Ear Head...Sony MDR-ZX660AP Lightweight On-Ear Headphone with Smartphone Control - Black
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$29.00
Sony MDR-ZX660AP AmazonSony ZX Series MDR-ZX310AP Headband Ster...Sony ZX Series MDR-ZX310AP Headband Stereo Headset
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$29.33
Sony MDR-ZX660AP AmazonSony MDRZX110AP ZX Series Extra Bass Sma...Sony MDRZX110AP ZX Series Extra Bass Smartphone Headset with Mic (Black)
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$24.99
Sony MDR-ZX660AP AmazonSony Mdr-ex800st Headphones Inner Ear Ty...Sony Mdr-ex800st Headphones Inner Ear Type[japan Import]
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$235.00
Sony MDR-ZX660AP AmazonSony MDR-HW700 Wireless Digital Surround...Sony MDR-HW700 Wireless Digital Surround Headphone for MDR-HW700DS (Japan Import)
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$240.00
Sony MDR-ZX660AP AmazonSony MDRZX110NC Noise Cancelling Headpho...Sony MDRZX110NC Noise Cancelling Headphones (Black) Bundle with MDR-EX15AP EX Series Earbuds with Mic (2 Items)
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$29.99
Sony MDR-ZX660AP AmazonSony MDR-HW700DS Wireless Headphone 100-...Sony MDR-HW700DS Wireless Headphone 100-240V (Japan Import)
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$440.00
Sony MDR-ZX660AP AmazonSony ZX MDR-ZX310AP/W .Headband Stereo H...Sony ZX MDR-ZX310AP/W .Headband Stereo Headset
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$22.99
Sony MDR-ZX660AP AmazonSony MDR-EX110AP/W EX monitor Headphones...Sony MDR-EX110AP/W EX monitor Headphones
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$19.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N20
Sony MDR-ZX660AP
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.weight

18g

193g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
3.travel bag is included
AKG N20
Sony MDR-ZX660AP
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
4.has an in-ear form
AKG N20
Sony MDR-ZX660AP
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.has a tangle free cable
AKG N20
Sony MDR-ZX660AP
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
6.has an on-ear form
AKG N20
Sony MDR-ZX660AP
This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

5Hz

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

20000Hz

25000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.sound pressure level

115dB/mW

104dB/mW

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

38 Ohms

40 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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG N20
Sony MDR-ZX660AP
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N20
Sony MDR-ZX660AP
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
Sony MDR-ZX660AP
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that 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.
3.Has an in-line control panel
AKG N20
Sony MDR-ZX660AP
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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