AKG K 242 HDBose IE2Sony MDR-X10
Top 41%407 points
Top 41%
Top 70%206 points
Top 70%
Top 10%614 points
Top 10%
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
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Sony MDR-X10
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Top specs and features

AKG K 242 HD vs Bose IE2 vs Sony MDR-X10: 20 facts in comparison

1. weight

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.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
Sony MDR-X10
49% 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.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
Sony MDR-X10
34% have it

4. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
Sony MDR-X10
26% have it

5. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
Sony MDR-X10
72% have it

6. 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.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
Sony MDR-X10
38% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
Sony MDR-X10
30% have it

8. 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 K 242 HD
Bose IE2
Sony MDR-X10
44% have it

9. is 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.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
Sony MDR-X10
35% have it

10. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
Sony MDR-X10
75% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
Sony MDR-X10
43% have it

12. 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.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
Sony MDR-X10
32% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
Sony MDR-X10
54% have it

14. 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.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
Sony MDR-X10
42% have it

15. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
Sony MDR-X10
65% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

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.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
Sony MDR-X10
21% have it

18. 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.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
Sony MDR-X10
4% have it

19. 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 K 242 HD
Bose IE2
Sony MDR-X10
86% have it

20. 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.
AKG K 242 HD
Bose IE2
Sony MDR-X10
33% have it

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