61points

AKG N5005

72points

Microsoft Surface Earbuds

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AKG N5005 vs Microsoft Surface Earbuds

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Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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AKG N5005
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Microsoft Surface Earbuds

Why is AKG N5005 better than Microsoft Surface Earbuds?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 2.8g lighter
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    11.4gvs14.2g
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an in-ear form
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  • 11 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    12vs1

Why is Microsoft Surface Earbuds better than AKG N5005?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Sweat resistance
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  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • 4.4mm bigger driver unit
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    13.6mmvs9.2mm
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • 3 more microphone(s)
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    4vs1
  • Control panel placed on a device
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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
AKG N5005 walmartSamsung Galaxy Note 10 AKG USB-C Headpho...Samsung Galaxy Note 10 AKG USB-C Headphones Wired Type C Earbuds OEM Note10 Plus
walmart logo
$19.95

Microsoft Surface Earbuds

Buy used:

$220.00

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Surface Earbuds AmazonNEW Microsoft Surface Earbuds
Amazon logo
$287.92
Microsoft Surface Earbuds AmazonROVKING Wired Over Ear Sport Earbuds, Sw...ROVKING Wired Over Ear Sport Earbuds, Sweatproof in Ear Headphones for Running Gym Workout Exercise Jogging, Noise Isolating Earhook Earphones Ear Buds with Mic for Cell Phones MP3 Laptop, Wine Red
Amazon logo
$14.99
Microsoft Surface Earbuds AmazonBetron ELR50 Earphones, in Ear Headphone...Betron ELR50 Earphones, in Ear Headphones with Mic and Remote Control, Noise Isolating Earbuds, Bass Driven Sound, Premium Audio Quality, Compatible with iPhone and Android Devices, Black
Amazon logo
$15.39
Microsoft Surface Earbuds AmazonVolt Plus Tech Wireless V5.0 Bluetooth E...Volt Plus Tech Wireless V5.0 Bluetooth Earbuds Works for Microsoft Surface Go IPX7 Touch Waterproof/Sweatproof with Mic, 2000mAh PowerBank Charging case for in Ear Headphones
Amazon logo
$39.99
Microsoft Surface Earbuds AmazonRetractable Headset Handsfree Earphones ...Retractable Headset Handsfree Earphones Mic Dual Metal Earbuds Headphones in-Ear Wired [3.5mm] [Silver] for Microsoft Surface Go (10") - Microsoft Surface Pro
Amazon logo
$12.99
Microsoft Surface Earbuds AmazonSound Isolating Handsfree Headset Earpho...Sound Isolating Handsfree Headset Earphones Earbuds w Mic Dual Headphones Stereo Flat Wired 3.5mm [Black] for Microsoft Surface Pro 2 - Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Amazon logo
$6.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N5005
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

11.4g

14.2g

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
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

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 N5005
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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.has a neodymium magnet
AKG N5005
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.driver unit size

9.2mm

13.6mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Power

1.Battery life

8h

8h

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
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
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Microsoft Surface Earbuds
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.Has USB Type-C
AKG N5005
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
5.has a removable battery
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Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N5005
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
AKG N5005
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG N5005
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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 N5005
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG N5005
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

4

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
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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
AKG N5005 walmartSamsung Galaxy Note 10 AKG USB-C Headpho...Samsung Galaxy Note 10 AKG USB-C Headphones Wired Type C Earbuds OEM Note10 Plus
walmart logo
$19.95

Microsoft Surface Earbuds

Buy used:

$220.00

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Surface Earbuds AmazonNEW Microsoft Surface Earbuds
Amazon logo
$287.92
Microsoft Surface Earbuds AmazonROVKING Wired Over Ear Sport Earbuds, Sw...ROVKING Wired Over Ear Sport Earbuds, Sweatproof in Ear Headphones for Running Gym Workout Exercise Jogging, Noise Isolating Earhook Earphones Ear Buds with Mic for Cell Phones MP3 Laptop, Wine Red
Amazon logo
$14.99
Microsoft Surface Earbuds AmazonBetron ELR50 Earphones, in Ear Headphone...Betron ELR50 Earphones, in Ear Headphones with Mic and Remote Control, Noise Isolating Earbuds, Bass Driven Sound, Premium Audio Quality, Compatible with iPhone and Android Devices, Black
Amazon logo
$15.39
Microsoft Surface Earbuds AmazonVolt Plus Tech Wireless V5.0 Bluetooth E...Volt Plus Tech Wireless V5.0 Bluetooth Earbuds Works for Microsoft Surface Go IPX7 Touch Waterproof/Sweatproof with Mic, 2000mAh PowerBank Charging case for in Ear Headphones
Amazon logo
$39.99
Microsoft Surface Earbuds AmazonRetractable Headset Handsfree Earphones ...Retractable Headset Handsfree Earphones Mic Dual Metal Earbuds Headphones in-Ear Wired [3.5mm] [Silver] for Microsoft Surface Go (10") - Microsoft Surface Pro
Amazon logo
$12.99
Microsoft Surface Earbuds AmazonSound Isolating Handsfree Headset Earpho...Sound Isolating Handsfree Headset Earphones Earbuds w Mic Dual Headphones Stereo Flat Wired 3.5mm [Black] for Microsoft Surface Pro 2 - Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Amazon logo
$6.99

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