39points

AKG N5005

46points

Shure SE846

AKG N5005
Comparison winner
Shure SE846
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53 facts in comparison

AKG N5005 vs Shure SE846

AKG N5005
Shure SE846

Why is AKG N5005 better than Shure SE846?

  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs15Hz
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    116dB/mWvs114dB/mW

Why is Shure SE846 better than AKG N5005?

  • Sweat resistance
    ?
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 9 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    9 Ohmsvs18 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?

Price comparison

Shure SE846

Buy used:

$888.00

ProductStorePrice
Shure SE846 AmazonShure SE846-CL Professional Sound Isolat...Shure SE846-CL Professional Sound Isolating Earphones with Quad High Definition MicroDrivers and True Subwoofer, Secure In-Ear Fit - Clear
Amazon logo
$899.00
Shure SE846 AmazonShure SE846-CL+BT1 Wireless Sound Isolat...Shure SE846-CL+BT1 Wireless Sound Isolating Earphones with Bluetooth Enabled Communication Cable, Clear
Amazon logo
$999.00
Shure SE846 AmazonShure SE846-CL-A Sound Isolating Earphon...Shure SE846-CL-A Sound Isolating Earphones (International Version)
Amazon logo
$849.99
Shure SE846 AmazonShure SE846 BT2 Wireless Sound Isolating...Shure SE846 BT2 Wireless Sound Isolating Earbuds, Quad High Definition MicroDrivers and True Subwoofer, Bluetooth 5, Secure In-Ear Fit, Detachable Cable, Durable Quality - Black
Amazon logo
$997.95
Shure SE846 aliexpressDIY In-ear Earphone MMCX Cable for Shure...DIY In-ear Earphone MMCX Cable for Shure SE215 SE535 SE846 UE900 Upgraded Replacement 14 Cores Copper Twist Audio Cord with MIC
aliexpress logo
$8.59
Shure SE846 aliexpressTiandirenhe DIY SE215 Earphone TPE MMCX ...Tiandirenhe DIY SE215 Earphone TPE MMCX Cable for Shure SE535 SE846 UE900 14 Cores Replacement Audio Cord Headset with MIC
aliexpress logo
$8.99
Shure SE846 aliexpressDIY HIFI Custom Made MMCX 8BA Balanced A...DIY HIFI Custom Made MMCX 8BA Balanced Armature Drivers in Ear Earphone For Shure SE846 Earbud Cable For Knowles BA + Sonion BA
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$350.10
Shure SE846 aliexpressHigh Transparency Crystal Custom 5 Unit...High Transparency Crystal Custom 5 Units Speaker Balanced Armature In Ear Earphone For MMCX Plug With Shure se535 se846 cable
aliexpress logo
$10.00
Shure SE846 aliexpressCable for Shure SE215 SE425 SE535 SE846 ...Cable for Shure SE215 SE425 SE535 SE846 UE900 Port Replacement MMCX Cable Cord Earphone line Cables with Mic for iphone Samsung
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$4.99

Design

1.sweat resistance
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has stereo speakers
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
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
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
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
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
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
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
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.
7.Ingress Protection (IP) rating

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG N5005)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE846)

The Ingress Protection (IP) rating classifies the degree of protection against dust and water. Higher ratings are better. For example, a device rated IP68 can resist immersion into water for a certain time, specified by the manufacturer.
8.has an earbud form
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
9.weight

11.4g

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE846)

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.

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
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
3.has a neodymium magnet
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
4.driver unit size

9.2mm

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE846)

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

40000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
7.sound pressure level

116dB/mW

114dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
8.diaphragm size

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG N5005)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE846)

The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.

Microphone

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
2.number of microphones

1

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE846)

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.mic sensitivity

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG N5005)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE846)

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

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG N5005)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE846)

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

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG N5005)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE846)

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

Power

1.Battery life

8h

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE846)

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
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.charge time

2h

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE846)

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.Battery life of charging case

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG N5005)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE846)

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.
6.has wireless charging
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
7.battery power

120mAh

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE846)

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.

Connectivity

1.Has Bluetooth aptX
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
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.
2.Has USB Type-C
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
3.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
4.Bluetooth version

4.1

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE846)

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

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG N5005)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE846)

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
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.control panel placed on a device
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
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.
2.can be used as a headset
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
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.
3.has voice commands
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
4.has a mute function
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.Has voice prompts
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
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.
6.multipoint count

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG N5005)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE846)

Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
7.warranty period

12

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE846)

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
8.Supports fast charging
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
9.travel bag is included
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Miscellaneous

1.impedance

18 Ohms

9 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.
2.has a detachable cable
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.has an L-shaped plug
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
4.cable length

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG N5005)

1.6m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
5.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N5005
Shure SE846
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Price comparison

Shure SE846

Buy used:

$888.00

ProductStorePrice
Shure SE846 AmazonShure SE846-CL Professional Sound Isolat...Shure SE846-CL Professional Sound Isolating Earphones with Quad High Definition MicroDrivers and True Subwoofer, Secure In-Ear Fit - Clear
Amazon logo
$899.00
Shure SE846 AmazonShure SE846-CL+BT1 Wireless Sound Isolat...Shure SE846-CL+BT1 Wireless Sound Isolating Earphones with Bluetooth Enabled Communication Cable, Clear
Amazon logo
$999.00
Shure SE846 AmazonShure SE846-CL-A Sound Isolating Earphon...Shure SE846-CL-A Sound Isolating Earphones (International Version)
Amazon logo
$849.99
Shure SE846 AmazonShure SE846 BT2 Wireless Sound Isolating...Shure SE846 BT2 Wireless Sound Isolating Earbuds, Quad High Definition MicroDrivers and True Subwoofer, Bluetooth 5, Secure In-Ear Fit, Detachable Cable, Durable Quality - Black
Amazon logo
$997.95
Shure SE846 aliexpressDIY In-ear Earphone MMCX Cable for Shure...DIY In-ear Earphone MMCX Cable for Shure SE215 SE535 SE846 UE900 Upgraded Replacement 14 Cores Copper Twist Audio Cord with MIC
aliexpress logo
$8.59
Shure SE846 aliexpressTiandirenhe DIY SE215 Earphone TPE MMCX ...Tiandirenhe DIY SE215 Earphone TPE MMCX Cable for Shure SE535 SE846 UE900 14 Cores Replacement Audio Cord Headset with MIC
aliexpress logo
$8.99
Shure SE846 aliexpressDIY HIFI Custom Made MMCX 8BA Balanced A...DIY HIFI Custom Made MMCX 8BA Balanced Armature Drivers in Ear Earphone For Shure SE846 Earbud Cable For Knowles BA + Sonion BA
aliexpress logo
$350.10
Shure SE846 aliexpressHigh Transparency Crystal Custom 5 Unit...High Transparency Crystal Custom 5 Units Speaker Balanced Armature In Ear Earphone For MMCX Plug With Shure se535 se846 cable
aliexpress logo
$10.00
Shure SE846 aliexpressCable for Shure SE215 SE425 SE535 SE846 ...Cable for Shure SE215 SE425 SE535 SE846 UE900 Port Replacement MMCX Cable Cord Earphone line Cables with Mic for iphone Samsung
aliexpress logo
$4.99

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