58points

AKG N40

43points

SoundMagic ES18

AKG N40
Comparison winner
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18 facts in comparison

AKG N40 vs SoundMagic ES18

AKG N40
SoundMagic ES18
58
points
AKG N40
43
points
SoundMagic ES18

Why is AKG N40 better than SoundMagic ES18?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs15Hz
  • 18000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 15dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    115dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1

Why is SoundMagic ES18 better than AKG N40?

  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
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    16 Ohmsvs20 Ohms
  • 11g lighter
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    11gvs22g
  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N40
SoundMagic ES18
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
SoundMagic ES18
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

11g

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
SoundMagic ES18
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
5.has an in-ear form
AKG N40
SoundMagic ES18
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
SoundMagic ES18
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

15Hz

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

22000Hz

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
SoundMagic ES18
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

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.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N40
SoundMagic ES18
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N40
SoundMagic ES18
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
SoundMagic ES18
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
SoundMagic ES18
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
3.warranty period

2

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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