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alaTest has collected and analyzed 307 reviews of AKG N60 NC. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People really like the portability and noise isolation. The comfort and usability also get good opinions.

sound, usability, comfort, noise isolation, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the AKG N60 NC is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of AKG N60 NC from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Reviewers are impressed by the comfort and price. The usability and noise isolation also get good comments.

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94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: AKG N60NC Foldable Active Noice Cancelling On-Ear Headphones with Carry Case - BlackAKG N60NC Foldable Active Noice Cancelling On-Ear Headphones with Carry Case - Black

Sep, 2018

Trusted Reviews Recommended

Expert review by : Verity Burns (

AKG N60 NC Wireless


AKG N60 NC Wireless review: AKG has ditched the wires for its new noise-cancelling headphones. But are they as good as the original N60 NC?

Excellent sound ; Lightweight ; Collapsible design ; Good noise cancellation

Could have more padding on the headband ; No NFC

Super-portable noise-cancelling cans, the AKG N60 NC Wireless offer a fun and enthusiastic sound – all without wires.

Jul, 2017

Recommended by TR

Expert review by : Michael Sawh (



The AKG N60 are headphones firmly aimed at those who are out and about. They're portable, light and also feature active noise cancellation, which helps to drown out ambient noise such as annoyingly loud conversations on the tube or the rumbling of a...

Light, elegant and extremely portable design ; Comfortable to wear for long periods ; Active noise cancelling is excellent ; Warm, full-bodied sound quality

USB end of the cable a little flimsy ; No Bluetooth wireless support

The portable design and the impressive noise cancellation make these great-sounding on-ears a commuter's best friend.

Jul, 2015

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

AKG N60NC Wireless review


The compact N60NC Wireless retains the superb character of the wired equivalent

Great noise cancellation ; Comfy build ; Solid bass ; Well balanced ; Clear midrange and treble

Nothing of note

A great pair of noise-cancelling cans to keep in your bag, with wireless convenience to seal the deal

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

AKG N60 NC review


Best noise-cancelling headphones under £250, Awards 2015. These entertaining, noise-cancelling cans give the established class-leaders a serious run for their money...

Clear, punchy sound ; Musical; balanced ; Effective noise-cancellation ; Very portable ; Smart design


A winning combination of great sound and isolation make these AKGs ideal travel companions

Oct, 2015

Expert review by : Jon Porter (

AKG N60NC Wireless review


Wireless noise-cancellation from the mid-range master

Great sound ; Battery life ; Compact design

On-ear form-factor gets uncomfortable ; Initially confusing controls

The AKG N60NC Wireless offers a surprisingly competent combination of excellent sound quality and noise cancellation. The headphones are well designed and built, and are much better looking than their competitors. All while sitting at a much cheaper...

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : David Carnoy (

AKG N60 NC headphone review: Better than Bose's QuietComfort 25?


AKG's $250 on-ear active noise-cancelling headphone sounds great and is worth considering over Bose's top-selling QC25.

The AKG N60 NC is a compact, comfortable, well-designed on-ear headphone that sounds really good for a model with active noise cancellation. The rechargeable battery offers 30 hours of listening time.

Charging cable isn't the standard Micro-USB variety; single-button remote lacks volume controls.

Despite a few small downsides, AKG's $250 on-ear active noise-canceling headphone sounds great and is a worthy alternative to Bose's top-selling QuietComfort 25.

Mar, 2016

Expert review by (

AVTech Awards 2017/2018


Offering high-quality build and soft memory foam earpieces, this is a compact and lightweight headphone that is comfortable to wear for long listening sessions. A single charge provides 30 hours of wired noise cancellation, which is reduced to 15 hours...

Expert review by (

AKG N60NC noise-cancelling headphone


Escape from a world of unwelcome sounds with these portable noise-cancelling cans from AKG

EISA AWARD - Best Product 2015-2016

Expert review by : EISA (



EUROPEAN MOBILE HEADPHONES 2015-2016 - AKG N60NC: The newest addition to AKG's Flight headphones range will rock your world with its combination of superior sound quality and best-in-class active noise cancelling. Long gone are the days of external...

Aug, 2015

Expert review by : Jonathan Bray (

AKG N60 NC review: Classy headphones that look (and sound) the part


Effective noise cancellation and top sound quality, AKG's on-ear headphones are exceptionally good

Generally, the AKG N60 NC are fantastic headphones. They sound great. They feel great. They’re effective at cancelling out all but the worst of ambient noise.

Jul, 2016

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:610
Battery life (max):15
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Battery voltage:3.7
Charging source:DC
Continuous audio playback time:30


Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver
Headset type:Binaural
Wearing style:Head-band


Detachable cable:Y


Ear coupling:Circumaural
Headphone frequency:10 - 22000
Headphone sensitivity:111 / 123
Maximum input power:30
Wearing style:Head-band


Noise-canceling: Yes

Packaging Content

Plug adapter: Yes

Packaging Data

Airplane plug:Y
Cables included:Audio (3.5mm), USB
Carrying case: Yes


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Maximum input power:30

Ports & interfaces

3.5 mm connector:Y
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP,AVRCP,HFP,HSP
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cable Length:1.2
Connectivity Technology:Wired / Wired/Wireless
Frequency band:2.4 - 2.483
Interface Type:3.5 mm (1/8")


Battery Capacity:610
Battery life (max):15
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Battery voltage:3.7
Charging source:DC

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:150 / 199.4