Audeze SineAKG K 242 HDBose IE2
Top 34%885 points
Top 34%
Top 61%515 points
Top 61%
Top 71%391 points
Top 71%
Audeze Sine
AKG K 242 HD
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Bose IE2
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Top specs and features

Audeze Sine vs AKG K 242 HD vs Bose IE2: 19 facts in comparison

1. weight

230g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
240g
18.5g

2. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Audeze Sine
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
48% have it

3. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Audeze Sine
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
33% have it

4. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Audeze Sine
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
73% have it

5. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Audeze Sine
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
38% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audeze Sine
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
31% have it

7. 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.
Audeze Sine
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
44% have it

8. can be used as a headset

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.
Audeze Sine
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
36% have it

9. has an over-the-ear form

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.
Audeze Sine
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
42% have it

10. 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.
Audeze Sine
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
75% have it

11. has an L-shaped plug

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.
Audeze Sine
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
32% have it

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audeze Sine
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
53% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audeze Sine
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
42% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audeze Sine
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
64% have it

16. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Audeze Sine
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
87% have it

17. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
Audeze Sine
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
22% have it

18. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
Audeze Sine
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
33% have it

19. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
Audeze Sine
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
4% have it

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