61points

AKG N5005

60points

JBL Reflect Contour 2

AKG N5005
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AKG N5005 vs JBL Reflect Contour 2

AKG N5005
JBL Reflect Contour 2
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AKG N5005
60
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JBL Reflect Contour 2

Why is AKG N5005 better than JBL Reflect Contour 2?

  • 18000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 3.4mm bigger driver unit
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    9.2mmvs5.8mm
  • 6.6g lighter
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    11.4gvs18g
  • 41.18% more battery power
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    120mAhvs85mAh
  • 11 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    12vs1

Why is JBL Reflect Contour 2 better than AKG N5005?

  • 2h longer battery life
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    10hvs8h
  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
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    14 Ohmsvs18 Ohms
  • Sweat resistance
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  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • Has wireless charging
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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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

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N5005
JBL Reflect Contour 2
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 Reflect Contour 2
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
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JBL Reflect Contour 2
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
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JBL Reflect Contour 2
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

11.4g

18g

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)
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JBL Reflect Contour 2
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

10Hz

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
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JBL Reflect Contour 2
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)
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JBL Reflect Contour 2
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.impedance

18 Ohms

14 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
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JBL Reflect Contour 2
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.Battery life

8h

10h

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
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JBL Reflect Contour 2
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.battery power

120mAh

85mAh

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.
5.has a removable battery
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JBL Reflect Contour 2
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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JBL Reflect Contour 2
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 Reflect Contour 2
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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JBL Reflect Contour 2
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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JBL Reflect Contour 2
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.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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JBL Reflect Contour 2
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
AKG N5005
JBL Reflect Contour 2
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
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JBL Reflect Contour 2
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
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JBL Reflect Contour 2
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
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JBL Reflect Contour 2
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

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