61points

AKG N5005

76points

JBL Live 500BT

AKG N5005
akg-n5005 1
akg-n5005 2
akg-n5005 3
akg-n5005 4
akg-n5005 5
akg-n5005 6
akg-n5005 7
akg-n5005 8
akg-n5005 9
akg-n5005 10
JBL Live 500BT
Comparison winner
vs
vs

46 facts in comparison

AKG N5005 vs JBL Live 500BT

AKG N5005
JBL Live 500BT
61
points
AKG N5005
76
points
JBL Live 500BT

Why is AKG N5005 better than JBL Live 500BT?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs18Hz
  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    116dB/mWvs108dB/mW
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    18 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 220.2g lighter
    ?

    11.4gvs231.6g
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?
  • 11 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    12vs1

Why is JBL Live 500BT better than AKG N5005?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 25h longer battery life
    ?

    33hvs8h
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4.2vs4.1
  • 40.8mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs9.2mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?

Price comparison

AKG N5005

Buy used:

$599.00

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
$1,030.00

JBL Live 500BT

Buy used:

$44.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL LIVE 500BT Over-the-Ear Headphones -...JBL LIVE 500BT Over-the-Ear Headphones - Black - JBLLIVE500BTBLKAM (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$69.00
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headpho...JBL Live 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headphones (red)
Amazon logo
$149.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL LIVE 400BT - On-Ear Wireless Headpho...JBL LIVE 400BT - On-Ear Wireless Headphones - Blue
Amazon logo
$69.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear...JBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear Headphones Bundle with Plugable USB-BT4LE USB 2.0 Bluetooth Adapter - Green
Amazon logo
$149.99
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear...JBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear Headphones Bundle with Anker PowerPort Elite 2 Ports USB Wall Charger - Green
Amazon logo
$149.99
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL TUNE 500BT - On-Ear Wireless Bluetoo...JBL TUNE 500BT - On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone - Pink
Amazon logo
$49.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 650 Around-Ear Wireless Headpho...JBL Live 650 Around-Ear Wireless Headphone with Noise Cancellation - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.99
JBL Live 500BT aliexpressEarphones & Headphones JBL LIVE 500BT Po...Earphones & Headphones JBL LIVE 500BT Portable Audio headset Earphone Headphone Video with microphone
aliexpress logo
$117.29
JBL Live 500BT walmartJBL LIVE 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headpho...JBL LIVE 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headphones with Voice Control
walmart logo
$99.95

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N5005
JBL Live 500BT
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
JBL Live 500BT
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
JBL Live 500BT
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
JBL Live 500BT
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

11.4g

231.6g

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
JBL Live 500BT
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

18Hz

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 N5005
JBL Live 500BT
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 N5005
JBL Live 500BT
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

116dB/mW

108dB/mW

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

18 Ohms

32 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.Battery life

8h

33h

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 rechargeable battery
AKG N5005
JBL Live 500BT
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.charge time

2h

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a battery level indicator
AKG N5005
JBL Live 500BT
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.battery power

120mAh

700mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
6.has a removable battery
AKG N5005
JBL Live 500BT
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N5005
JBL Live 500BT
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.1

4.2

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
JBL Live 500BT
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
JBL Live 500BT
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
JBL Live 500BT
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG N5005
JBL Live 500BT
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
JBL Live 500BT
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
JBL Live 500BT
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
JBL Live 500BT
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

1

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

Price comparison

AKG N5005

Buy used:

$599.00

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
$1,030.00

JBL Live 500BT

Buy used:

$44.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL LIVE 500BT Over-the-Ear Headphones -...JBL LIVE 500BT Over-the-Ear Headphones - Black - JBLLIVE500BTBLKAM (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$69.00
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headpho...JBL Live 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headphones (red)
Amazon logo
$149.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL LIVE 400BT - On-Ear Wireless Headpho...JBL LIVE 400BT - On-Ear Wireless Headphones - Blue
Amazon logo
$69.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear...JBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear Headphones Bundle with Plugable USB-BT4LE USB 2.0 Bluetooth Adapter - Green
Amazon logo
$149.99
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear...JBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear Headphones Bundle with Anker PowerPort Elite 2 Ports USB Wall Charger - Green
Amazon logo
$149.99
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL TUNE 500BT - On-Ear Wireless Bluetoo...JBL TUNE 500BT - On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone - Pink
Amazon logo
$49.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 650 Around-Ear Wireless Headpho...JBL Live 650 Around-Ear Wireless Headphone with Noise Cancellation - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.99
JBL Live 500BT aliexpressEarphones & Headphones JBL LIVE 500BT Po...Earphones & Headphones JBL LIVE 500BT Portable Audio headset Earphone Headphone Video with microphone
aliexpress logo
$117.29
JBL Live 500BT walmartJBL LIVE 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headpho...JBL LIVE 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headphones with Voice Control
walmart logo
$99.95

Which are the best headphones?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.