58points

AKG N40

52points

Sony MDR-NC100D

AKG N40
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19 facts in comparison

AKG N40 vs Sony MDR-NC100D

AKG N40
Sony MDR-NC100D
58
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AKG N40
52
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Sony MDR-NC100D

Why is AKG N40 better than Sony MDR-NC100D?

  • 17000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs23000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    115dB/mWvs110dB/mW
  • 50 Ohms lower impedance
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    20 Ohmsvs70 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • 4g lighter
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    22gvs26g
  • Has a tangle free cable
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Why is Sony MDR-NC100D better than AKG N40?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
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    8Hzvs10Hz
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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  • Has a removable battery
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Price comparison

AKG N40

ProductStorePrice
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$139.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N40
Sony MDR-NC100D
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-NC100D
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.weight

22g

26g

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.
4.travel bag is included
AKG N40
Sony MDR-NC100D
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
5.has an in-ear form
AKG N40
Sony MDR-NC100D
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.
6.has a tangle free cable
AKG N40
Sony MDR-NC100D
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

8Hz

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

23000Hz

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-NC100D
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AKG N40
Sony MDR-NC100D
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.
5.sound pressure level

115dB/mW

110dB/mW

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

20 Ohms

70 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.

Power

1.has a removable battery
AKG N40
Sony MDR-NC100D
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N40
Sony MDR-NC100D
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-NC100D
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-NC100D
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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