43points

AKG N5005

42points

Brainwavz Blu-100

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49 facts in comparison

AKG N5005 vs Brainwavz Blu-100

AKG N5005
Brainwavz Blu-100

Why is AKG N5005 better than Brainwavz Blu-100?

  • 4h longer battery life
    ?

    8hvs4h
  • 1.2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    9.2mmvs8mm
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4.1vs4
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    116dB/mWvs110dB/mW
  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
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    18 Ohmsvs30 Ohms
  • 2x more battery power
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    120mAhvs60mAh

Why is Brainwavz Blu-100 better than AKG N5005?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 12 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    24vs12

Price comparison

AKG N5005

ProductStorePrice
AKG N5005 AmazonAKG 5 Driver Unit Mounted 4 Way Canal Ea...AKG 5 Driver Unit Mounted 4 Way Canal Earphone N5005 (Black)【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】 【Ships from Japan】
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$759.00

Design

1.sweat resistance
AKG N5005
Brainwavz Blu-100
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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Brainwavz Blu-100
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has stereo speakers
AKG N5005
Brainwavz Blu-100
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
4.is dustproof and water-resistant
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Brainwavz Blu-100
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
5.has an in-ear form
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Brainwavz Blu-100
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.wingtips included
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Brainwavz Blu-100
These earbuds come with wingtips that can be attached for a more secure fit. Wingtips come in handy for sports and other physical activities. When used correctly, they prevent the earbuds from falling off.

Sound quality

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.
2.has passive noise reduction
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Brainwavz Blu-100
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
4.has a neodymium magnet
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Brainwavz Blu-100
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
6.highest frequency

40000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Microphone

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
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Brainwavz Blu-100
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.mic sensitivity

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It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
4.lowest mic frequency

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The lowest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording bass.
5.highest mic frequency

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The highest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording treble.

Power

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.Battery life of charging case

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The battery life of the charging case as given by the manufacturer. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your headphones on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
6.has wireless charging
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Brainwavz Blu-100
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
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Brainwavz Blu-100
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
2.Has Bluetooth aptX
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Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
3.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
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.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

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10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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
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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 voice commands
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Brainwavz Blu-100
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
3.control panel placed on a device
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Brainwavz Blu-100
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.
4.has a mute function
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Brainwavz Blu-100
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.Has voice prompts
AKG N5005
Brainwavz Blu-100
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.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Miscellaneous

1.impedance

18 Ohms

30 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.

Price comparison

AKG N5005

ProductStorePrice
AKG N5005 AmazonAKG 5 Driver Unit Mounted 4 Way Canal Ea...AKG 5 Driver Unit Mounted 4 Way Canal Earphone N5005 (Black)【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】 【Ships from Japan】
Amazon logo
$759.00

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