45points
56points

AKG Y20

57points
63points

Sennheiser CX 300S

AKG Y20
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Cost-effectiveness winner
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AKG Y20 vs Sennheiser CX 300S

AKG Y20
Sennheiser CX 300S
45
points
AKG Y20
57
points
Sennheiser CX 300S

Why is AKG Y20 better than Sennheiser CX 300S?

  • 1500Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22500Hzvs21000Hz
  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    13Hzvs17Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs18 Ohms
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sennheiser CX 300S better than AKG Y20?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    118dB/mWvs115dB/mW
  • 0.85g lighter
    12gvs12.85g
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

AKG Y20
Sennheiser CX 300S
2.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

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Sennheiser CX 300S
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

12.85g

12g

4.travel bag is included
?

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

AKG Y20
Sennheiser CX 300S
5.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

For example

Jabra Elite 75t

AKG Y20
Sennheiser CX 300S
6.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

AKG Y20
Sennheiser CX 300S

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

22500Hz

21000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

13Hz

17Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

115dB/mW

118dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

AKG Y20
Sennheiser CX 300S
5.impedance
?

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

16 Ohms

18 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

AKG Y20
Sennheiser CX 300S

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

AKG Y20
Sennheiser CX 300S
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

AKG Y20
Sennheiser CX 300S

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

AKG Y20
Sennheiser CX 300S
2.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

1

3.has an in-line control panel
?

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

AKG Y20
Sennheiser CX 300S
4.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

For example

Jabra Elite 75t

AKG Y20
Sennheiser CX 300S
5.Has voice prompts
?

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.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

AKG Y20
Sennheiser CX 300S
6.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

AKG Y20
Sennheiser CX 300S

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