Sony WH-1000XM2AKG K845BTSony XBA-3iP
Top 14%1,149 points
Top 14%
Top 33%905 points
Top 33%
Top 43%764 points
Top 43%
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
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Sony XBA-3iP
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Top specs and features

Sony WH-1000XM2 vs AKG K845BT vs Sony XBA-3iP: 27 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
40000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz
28000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
4Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
20Hz
4Hz

3. weight

275g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
288g
7g

4. 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
Sony XBA-3iP
46% have it

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.
46Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
32Ohms
12Ohms

6. 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
Sony XBA-3iP
34% have it

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
Sony XBA-3iP
72% have it

8. 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
Sony XBA-3iP
39% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
Sony XBA-3iP
25% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
Sony XBA-3iP
32% have it

11. 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
Sony XBA-3iP
45% have it

12. 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
Sony XBA-3iP
38% have it

13. 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
Sony XBA-3iP
76% 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
Sony XBA-3iP
42% have it

16. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
Sony XBA-3iP
41% have it

17. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
Sony XBA-3iP
17% have it

18. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
Sony XBA-3iP
63% have it

19. control panel placed on a device

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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
Sony XBA-3iP
15% have it

20. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
Sony XBA-3iP
12% have it

21. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
Sony XBA-3iP
9% have it

22. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
Sony XBA-3iP
86% have it

23. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.5m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m
1.2m

24. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
Sony XBA-3iP
10% have it

25. 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
AKG K845BT
Sony XBA-3iP
33% have it

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