61points

AKG N5005

59points

Sony XBA-2iP

AKG N5005
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AKG N5005 vs Sony XBA-2iP

AKG N5005
Sony XBA-2iP
61
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AKG N5005
59
points
Sony XBA-2iP

Why is AKG N5005 better than Sony XBA-2iP?

  • 15000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    116dB/mWvs108dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • 1.3m longer cable
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    2.5mvs1.2m

Why is Sony XBA-2iP better than AKG N5005?

  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs10Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
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    12 Ohmsvs18 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 5.4g lighter
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    6gvs11.4g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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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
Sony XBA-2iP
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
Sony XBA-2iP
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
Sony XBA-2iP
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
Sony XBA-2iP
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

11.4g

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
Sony XBA-2iP
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

4Hz

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

25000Hz

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
Sony XBA-2iP
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
Sony XBA-2iP
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

12 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.has a rechargeable battery
AKG N5005
Sony XBA-2iP
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
AKG N5005
Sony XBA-2iP
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
AKG N5005
Sony XBA-2iP
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N5005
Sony XBA-2iP
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N5005
Sony XBA-2iP
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG N5005
Sony XBA-2iP
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.
4.supports Wi-Fi
AKG N5005
Sony XBA-2iP
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG N5005
Sony XBA-2iP
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
Sony XBA-2iP
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
Sony XBA-2iP
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
Sony XBA-2iP
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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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