58points

AKG N40

64points

Syllable D15

AKG N40
Syllable D15
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AKG N40 vs Syllable D15

AKG N40
Syllable D15
58
points
AKG N40
64
points
Syllable D15

Why is AKG N40 better than Syllable D15?

  • 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
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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Why is Syllable D15 better than AKG N40?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Sweat resistance
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 2g lighter
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    20gvs22g
  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    2vs1
  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N40
Syllable D15
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
Syllable D15
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.sweat resistance
AKG N40
Syllable D15
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.weight

22g

20g

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.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG N40
Syllable D15
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.travel bag is included
AKG N40
Syllable D15
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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
Syllable D15
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
Syllable D15
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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
AKG N40
Syllable D15
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
AKG N40
Syllable D15
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
AKG N40
Syllable D15
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N40
Syllable D15
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N40
Syllable D15
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
Syllable D15
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
Syllable D15
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
Syllable D15
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
Syllable D15
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG N40
Syllable D15
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
Syllable D15
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

2

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
Syllable D15
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
Syllable D15
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
Syllable D15
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.

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