61points
13points

AKG N5005

53points
38points

Bose SoundLink around-ear II

AKG N5005
Comparison winner
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Cost-effectiveness winner
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34 facts in comparison

AKG N5005 vs Bose SoundLink around-ear II

AKG N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
61
points
AKG N5005
53
points
Bose SoundLink around-ear II

Why is AKG N5005 better than Bose SoundLink around-ear II?

  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4.1vs4
  • 188.6g lighter
    ?

    11.4gvs200g
  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an in-ear form
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  • 10 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    12vs2

Why is Bose SoundLink around-ear II better than AKG N5005?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Can be folded
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  • Has a straight plug
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Price comparison

Bose SoundLink around-ear II

Buy used:

$89.99

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$229.00
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
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 N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
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 N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
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 N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

11.4g

200g

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 N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.has passive noise reduction
AKG N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
2.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AKG N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
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.
3.has a neodymium magnet
AKG N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
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 N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
AKG N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
AKG N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.1

4

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi
AKG N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
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 N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
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 N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
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 N5005
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

12

2

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

Price comparison

Bose SoundLink around-ear II

Buy used:

$89.99

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundLink around-ear II pricegrabberBose Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II (...Bose Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II (white)
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$229.00
Bose SoundLink around-ear II walmartBose SoundLink Around Ear Wireless Bluet...Bose SoundLink Around Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphones II - Black
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$229.00

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