58points
33points

AKG N40

56points
49points

Sony WF-1000X

AKG N40
Comparison winner
Sony WF-1000X
Cost-effectiveness winner
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22 facts in comparison

AKG N40 vs Sony WF-1000X

AKG N40
Sony WF-1000X
58
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AKG N40
56
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Sony WF-1000X

Why is AKG N40 better than Sony WF-1000X?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 48g lighter
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    22gvs70g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an in-ear form
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Why is Sony WF-1000X better than AKG N40?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has voice prompts
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  • Has voice commands
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  • Has an earbud form
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Price comparison

Sony WF-1000X

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$99.99

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Sony WF-1000X AmazonSony WF-1000X Bluetooth Wireless Noise-C...Sony WF-1000X Bluetooth Wireless Noise-Canceling in-Ear Earphones w Mic and NFC (Renewed)
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$89.95
Sony WF-1000X aliexpressUSED Sony WF1000X WF-1000X Noise Canceli...USED Sony WF1000X WF-1000X Noise Canceling Wireless Headset
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$102.60

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000X
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 WF-1000X
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

70g

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 WF-1000X
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 WF-1000X
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 WF-1000X
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000X
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 WF-1000X
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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000X
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000X
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000X
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 N40
Sony WF-1000X
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
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000X
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 a noise-canceling microphone
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000X
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.Has an in-line control panel
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000X
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
4.Has voice prompts
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000X
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
5.has voice commands
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000X
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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