79points

AKG N60 NC Wireless

78points

AKG Y500 Wireless

AKG N60 NC Wireless
Comparison winner
AKG Y500 Wireless
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38 facts in comparison

AKG N60 NC Wireless vs AKG Y500 Wireless

AKG N60 NC Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
79
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AKG N60 NC Wireless
78
points
AKG Y500 Wireless

Why is AKG N60 NC Wireless better than AKG Y500 Wireless?

  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs16Hz
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    123dB/mWvs117dB/mW
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
    ?
  • 30.6g lighter
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    199.4gvs230g
  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Why is AKG Y500 Wireless better than AKG N60 NC Wireless?

  • 18h longer battery life
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    33hvs15h
  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
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    2.5hvs3h
  • 47.54% more battery power
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    900mAhvs610mAh
  • Has a straight plug
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Price comparison

AKG Y500 Wireless

Buy used:

$129.99

ProductStorePrice
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wirele...AKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wireless Headphone Y500 Wireless (Green) AKGY500BTGRN【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】【Ships from Japan】
Amazon logo
$405.76
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version) (Renewed)
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$44.95
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version)
Amazon logo
$68.95
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wirele...AKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wireless Headphone Y500 Wireless (Pink) AKGY500BTPIK【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】【Ships from Japan】
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$49.00
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Green (US Version)
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$86.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N60 NC Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
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 Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.sweat resistance
AKG N60 NC Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.weight

199.4g

230g

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.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG N60 NC Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.can be folded
AKG N60 NC Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sound quality

1.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.
2.highest frequency

22000Hz

22000Hz

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 N60 NC Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
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 N60 NC Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
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

123dB/mW

117dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.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.

Power

1.Battery life

15h

33h

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 N60 NC Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
AKG N60 NC Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

3h

2.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery power

610mAh

900mAh

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 a removable battery
AKG N60 NC Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N60 NC Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4

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 N60 NC Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
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 N60 NC Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
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 N60 NC Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG N60 NC Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
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 N60 NC Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
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 N60 NC Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
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 N60 NC Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.Has voice prompts
AKG N60 NC Wireless
AKG Y500 Wireless
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.

Price comparison

AKG Y500 Wireless

Buy used:

$129.99

ProductStorePrice
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wirele...AKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wireless Headphone Y500 Wireless (Green) AKGY500BTGRN【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】【Ships from Japan】
Amazon logo
$405.76
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$44.95
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On-Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black (US Version)
Amazon logo
$68.95
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wirele...AKG Sealed Dynamic Type Bluetooth Wireless Headphone Y500 Wireless (Pink) AKGY500BTPIK【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】【Ships from Japan】
Amazon logo
$49.00
AKG Y500 Wireless AmazonAKG Y500 On Ear Foldable Wireless Blueto...AKG Y500 On Ear Foldable Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Green (US Version)
Amazon logo
$86.99

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