61points

AKG N5005

73points

Mpow Thor

AKG N5005
Mpow Thor
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AKG N5005 vs Mpow Thor

AKG N5005
Mpow Thor
61
points
AKG N5005
73
points
Mpow Thor

Why is AKG N5005 better than Mpow Thor?

  • 16000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs24000Hz
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
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    18 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.1vs4
  • 173.6g lighter
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    11.4gvs185g
  • 2h shorter charge time
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    2hvs4h
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an in-ear form
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  • 10.5 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    12vs1.5

Why is Mpow Thor better than AKG N5005?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
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    6Hzvs10Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    122dB/mWvs116dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 30.8mm bigger driver unit
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    40mmvs9.2mm
  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Can be folded
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Design

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

11.4g

185g

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
Mpow Thor
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

6Hz

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

24000Hz

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
Mpow Thor
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
Mpow Thor
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

122dB/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

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
Mpow Thor
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.charge time

2h

4h

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

120mAh

420mAh

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 USB Type-C
AKG N5005
Mpow Thor
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N5005
Mpow Thor
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
Mpow Thor
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
Mpow Thor
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
Mpow Thor
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG N5005
Mpow Thor
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
Mpow Thor
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
Mpow Thor
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
Mpow Thor
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

1.5

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

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