77points

AKG N90Q LE

94points

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

94points

Sennheiser PXC 550

86points

Sony MDR-100ABN

AKG N90Q LE
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
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AKG N90Q LE vs Bose QuietComfort 35 II vs Sennheiser PXC 550 vs Sony MDR-100ABN

AKG N90Q LE
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
AKG N90Q LE
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN

Why is AKG N90Q LE better than Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Sennheiser PXC 550 & Sony MDR-100ABN?

    Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 II better than AKG N90Q LE & Sennheiser PXC 550 & Sony MDR-100ABN?

    • Has a noise canceling microphone
    • Has voice prompts
    • Has voice commands

    Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than AKG N90Q LE & Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Sony MDR-100ABN?

    • Weight
      227gvs460,309,290g

    Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than AKG N90Q LE & Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Sennheiser PXC 550?

    • Lowest frequency
      5Hzvs10,10,17Hz
    • Has an on-ear form

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    AKG N90Q LE
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Sennheiser PXC 550
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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 N90Q LE
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Sennheiser PXC 550
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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.weight

    460g

    309g

    227g

    290g

    Best

    Sony MDR-EX150AP

    3g

    4.has a detachable cable
    AKG N90Q LE
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Sennheiser PXC 550
    Sony MDR-100ABN

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

    5.can be folded
    AKG N90Q LE
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Sennheiser PXC 550
    Sony MDR-100ABN

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

    6.travel bag is included
    AKG N90Q LE
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Sennheiser PXC 550
    Sony MDR-100ABN

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

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    Sound quality

    1.lowest frequency

    10Hz

    10Hz

    17Hz

    5Hz

    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

    2.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    AKG N90Q LE
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Sennheiser PXC 550
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

    3.sound pressure level

    115dB/mW

    90dB/mW

    110dB/mW

    103dB/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 N90Q LE
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Sennheiser PXC 550
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    AKG N90Q LE
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Sennheiser PXC 550
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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 battery level indicator
    AKG N90Q LE
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Sennheiser PXC 550
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    AKG N90Q LE
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Sennheiser PXC 550
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    AKG N90Q LE
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Sennheiser PXC 550
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    AKG N90Q LE
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Sennheiser PXC 550
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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 N90Q LE
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Sennheiser PXC 550
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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.

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    AKG N90Q LE
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Sennheiser PXC 550
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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.has an in-line control panel
    AKG N90Q LE
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Sennheiser PXC 550
    Sony MDR-100ABN

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

    3.can be used as a headset
    AKG N90Q LE
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Sennheiser PXC 550
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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.

    4.warranty period

    2

    1

    2

    1

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

    Best

    Treblab X2

    Unlimited undefined

    5.number of microphones

    1

    2

    3

    1

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

    Best

    Parrot Zik Sport

    8

    6.has a noise canceling microphone
    AKG N90Q LE
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Sennheiser PXC 550
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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