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Updated January 10, 2024·

If sound quality is your main concern, the AKG K361 has a slight edge and is more suited for critical listening. However, the JBL Tune 760NC offers active noise cancelling, which makes it more suitable for noisy environments like air travel. The AKG's are wired and lack a microphone, so they may not be as convenient for calls or use with mobile devices. The JBL's have a built-in mic, wireless connectivity, and longer battery life, making them more versatile for everyday use, especially when you're on the go. Consider the AKG K361 if you prioritize sound and don't need wireless features or noise cancellation, but if you want a versatile headphone for various environments and use cases, the JBL Tune 760NC could be a better value. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the AKG K361
  • Good for music
  • Good for TV and video
Advantages of the JBL Tune 760NC
  • Excellent for air travel

Key differences

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Music

7.5
K361
Tune 760NC
6.3
The AKG K361 is good for music, while the JBL Tune 760NC is only fair.

Gaming

6.3
K361
Tune 760NC
5.4
The AKG K361 is only fair for gaming, while the JBL Tune 760NC is poor.

Phone Calls

3.2
K361
Tune 760NC
5.2
The JBL Tune 760NC and AKG K361 are both poor for phone calls, though the JBL Tune 760NC is somewhat better.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

5.0
K361
Tune 760NC
5.9
The JBL Tune 760NC and AKG K361 are both poor for podcasts and audiobooks, though the JBL Tune 760NC is somewhat better.

TV and Video

7.8
K361
Tune 760NC
5.6
The AKG K361 is good for TV and video, while the JBL Tune 760NC is poor.

Noise Reduction

6.0
K361
Tune 760NC
7.0
The JBL Tune 760NC is good for noise reduction, while the AKG K361 is only fair.

Battery

N/A
K361
Tune 760NC
40.9 Hours
The AKG K361 does not have a battery. The JBL Tune 760NC has 40.9 hours of battery life.

Cost

$99
K361
Tune 760NC
$90
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The AKG K361 has a price of $99 and the JBL Tune 760NC costs $90.
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Key similarities

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Build Quality

8.5
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Tune 760NC
8.0
The AKG K361 and JBL Tune 760NC both have very good build quality.

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How the AKG K361 and the JBL Tune 760NC compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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AKG K361JBL Tune 760NC
AKG K361JBL Tune 760NC

GENERAL

Price
$99
$90
Brand
AKGJBL
Release Date
July 1, 2018May 1, 2021
Form Factor
HeadphonesHeadphones
Connectivity
WiredWired + Wireless

SOUND

Music Score
7.5/106.3/10
Phone Calls Score
3.3/105.3/10
Gaming Score
6.4/105.4/10
TV and Video Score
7.9/105.7/10
Exercise Score
4.3/106.1/10

PERFORMANCE

Battery life
N/A40.9 Hours
Wireless charging
N/ANo
Charging time
N/A1.6 Hours
Bluetooth version
N/A5

FEATURES

Active Noise Cancelling
NoYes
Noise Reduction Score
6/107/10
Virtual Surround
NoNo
Android App
N/ANo
iOS App
N/ANo
Mic Quality
N/A7/10

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
8.5/108/10
Comfort score
7.6/107/10
Weight (headset or single earbud)
219 Grams220 Grams
Microphone style
N/AIntegrated
Waterproof Rating
00

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AKG K361

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Alex Rowe | November 2019
"The K361 retains much of what makes the K371 such a winner, though it has a leaner sound, and the build changes made to trim the price down are immediately apparent. Still, it’s another excellent offering from AKG, and other companies in this fight should either be very worried or quickly designing updates to their old models."

JBL Tune 760NC

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Staff | May 2023
"The JBL 760NC offers quite a solid and moderately-above-average sonic performance for wireless headphones in this price tier. As usual, JBL outperforms more conventional big names like Apple or Beats. Listeners are given a clean, detailed, and mostly neutral sound that, typical to Harman, holds a universal appeal that seems unlikely to offend."

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About JBL

JBL is an American audio equipment manufacturer. Owned by Harman International which is, itself, owned by Samsung Electronics. JBL markets a wide array of monitoring speakers, professional headphones and consumer market headphones and earbuds. It was founded in 1946 by James Bullough Lansing (whose initials give the company its name) and has become one of the most prolific audio companies ever. Their products were responsible for audio during the 1969 Woodstock Festival.

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