58points
33points

AKG N40

72points
72points

Sony WH-CH700N

AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
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AKG N40 vs Sony WH-CH700N

AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
58
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AKG N40
72
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Sony WH-CH700N

Why is AKG N40 better than Sony WH-CH700N?

  • 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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  • 18dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    115dB/mWvs97dB/mW
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
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    20 Ohmsvs22 Ohms
  • 218g lighter
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    22gvs240g
  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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Why is Sony WH-CH700N better than AKG N40?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • 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 voice prompts
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Price comparison

Sony WH-CH700N

Buy used:

$48.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-CH700N AmazonSony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise Canceling ...Sony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones - Black (Renewed)
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$69.99
Sony WH-CH700N walmartSony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise-Canceling ...Sony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
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$198.00

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
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 an over-the-ear form
AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
3.has a detachable cable
AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

22g

240g

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.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

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 WH-CH700N
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 WH-CH700N
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

97dB/mW

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

20 Ohms

22 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 rechargeable battery
AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi
AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
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 WH-CH700N
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.Has voice prompts
AKG N40
Sony WH-CH700N
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.

Price comparison

Sony WH-CH700N

Buy used:

$48.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-CH700N AmazonSony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise Canceling ...Sony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$69.99
Sony WH-CH700N walmartSony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise-Canceling ...Sony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
walmart logo
$198.00

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