58points

AKG N40

56points

Sony MDR-AS400IP/W

AKG N40
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21 facts in comparison

AKG N40 vs Sony MDR-AS400IP/W

AKG N40
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
58
points
AKG N40
56
points
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W

Why is AKG N40 better than Sony MDR-AS400IP/W?

  • 16000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs24000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 12dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    115dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be used as a headset
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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-AS400IP/W better than AKG N40?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
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    16 Ohmsvs20 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Sweat resistance
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  • 12g lighter
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    10gvs22g
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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  • Has an earbud form
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Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N40
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
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 N40
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.sweat resistance
AKG N40
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.weight

22g

10g

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.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG N40
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.travel bag is included
AKG N40
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

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

40000Hz

24000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG N40
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
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

103dB/mW

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

20 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG N40
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
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.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N40
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N40
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
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 N40
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
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.Has an in-line control panel
AKG N40
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
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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