58points

AKG N40

62points

Sony MDR-ZX220BT

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AKG N40 vs Sony MDR-ZX220BT

AKG N40
Sony MDR-ZX220BT
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AKG N40
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Sony MDR-ZX220BT

Why is AKG N40 better than Sony MDR-ZX220BT?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 15dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    115dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
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    20 Ohmsvs24 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 108.1g lighter
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    22gvs130.1g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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Why is Sony MDR-ZX220BT better than AKG N40?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has an on-ear form
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Price comparison

AKG N40

ProductStorePrice
AKG N40 AmazonAKG N40 Canal Type Earphone high Resolut...AKG N40 Canal Type Earphone high Resolution corresponding 2WAY (Dynamic/BA) Hybrid Cable Detachable Black Chrome N40SIL
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$519.98
AKG N40 AmazonAKG N40 Customizable High-Resolution in-...AKG N40 Customizable High-Resolution in-Ear Headphones
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$184.99

Sony MDR-ZX220BT

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$19.49

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-ZX220BT AmazonSony MDR-ZX220BT Bluetooth NFC Headphone...Sony MDR-ZX220BT Bluetooth NFC Headphones - Blue
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$99.99
Sony MDR-ZX220BT AmazonSony WH-CH500 Wireless On-Ear Headphones...Sony WH-CH500 Wireless On-Ear Headphones, Black (WHCH500/B)
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$51.89
Sony MDR-ZX220BT AmazonSony Bluetooth Wireless On-Ear Headphone...Sony Bluetooth Wireless On-Ear Headphones WH-CH500 (Black) + USB Cable & Wall Charger + HeroFiber Cleaning Cloth
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$63.95
Sony MDR-ZX220BT AmazonSony ZX220BT Wireless On-Ear Bluetooth H...Sony ZX220BT Wireless On-Ear Bluetooth Headphones with 30mm Drivers, Swivel Earcups, NFC One-Touch, and Built-in Microphone, Black (Renewed)
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$19.95
Sony MDR-ZX220BT AmazonSony XB950N1 Extra Bass Wireless Noise C...Sony XB950N1 Extra Bass Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones - Black (International Version)
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$159.95
Sony MDR-ZX220BT AmazonSony MDRXB70BT/B Wireless, In-Ear Headph...Sony MDRXB70BT/B Wireless, In-Ear Headphone, DARK Black
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$119.95
Sony MDR-ZX220BT AmazonSony MDR-XB650BT/B Extra Bass Bluetooth ...Sony MDR-XB650BT/B Extra Bass Bluetooth NFC Wireless Headphones - Black (Renewed)
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$59.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N40
Sony MDR-ZX220BT
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-ZX220BT
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

130.1g

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.can be folded
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Sony MDR-ZX220BT
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
5.travel bag is included
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Sony MDR-ZX220BT
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an in-ear form
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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.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

20Hz

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

20000Hz

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
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Sony MDR-ZX220BT
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.
5.impedance

20 Ohms

24 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-ZX220BT
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
AKG N40
Sony MDR-ZX220BT
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
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Sony MDR-ZX220BT
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
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Sony MDR-ZX220BT
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Sony MDR-ZX220BT
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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Sony MDR-ZX220BT
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Sony MDR-ZX220BT
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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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Sony MDR-ZX220BT
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.control panel placed on a device
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Sony MDR-ZX220BT
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
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Sony MDR-ZX220BT
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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