56points

AKG N20U

56points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

AKG N20U
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AKG N20U vs Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
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56
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Why is AKG N20U better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    12Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a tangle free cable

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3 better than AKG N20U?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    18 Ohmsvs24 Ohms
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 5.2g lighter
    12.8gvs18g
  • 0.15m longer cable
    1.35mvs1.2m

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a detachable cable
AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

For example

Mpow Thor

3.weight

18g

12.8g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a tangle free cable
AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.can be folded
AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

For example

Mpow Thor

6.has included ear pads
AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

12Hz

20Hz

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

24000Hz

16000Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

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

100dB/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.impedance

24 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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

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.

For example

Mpow H5

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Mpow Thor

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

For example

Mpow Thor

3.has a removable battery
AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Mpow Thor

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

4.Has WiFi
AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

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.control panel placed on a device
AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

For example

Mpow Thor

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

4.has an in-line control panel
AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

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

5.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG N20U
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Mpow H5

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