72points

AKG N60 NC

46points

Sennheiser HD 239

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AKG N60 NC vs Sennheiser HD 239

AKG N60 NC
Sennheiser HD 239
AKG N60 NC
Sennheiser HD 239

Why is AKG N60 NC better than Sennheiser HD 239?

  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs16Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a rechargeable battery

Why is Sennheiser HD 239 better than AKG N60 NC?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
    23000Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a straight plug
  • 0.2m longer cable
    1.4mvs1.2m
  • Has an open-back design

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N60 NC
Sennheiser HD 239

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 a detachable cable
AKG N60 NC
Sennheiser HD 239

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.can be folded
AKG N60 NC
Sennheiser HD 239

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

4.travel bag is included
AKG N60 NC
Sennheiser HD 239

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

5.has an L-shaped plug
AKG N60 NC
Sennheiser HD 239

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.

6.has a straight plug
AKG N60 NC
Sennheiser HD 239

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

23000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

10Hz

16Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.sound pressure level

123dB/mW

114dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has a neodymium magnet
AKG N60 NC
Sennheiser HD 239

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

5.impedance

32 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG N60 NC
Sennheiser HD 239

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.

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
AKG N60 NC
Sennheiser HD 239

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N60 NC
Sennheiser HD 239

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N60 NC
Sennheiser HD 239

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG N60 NC
Sennheiser HD 239

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

2.has an in-line control panel
AKG N60 NC
Sennheiser HD 239

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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