53points

AKG IP2

20points

JBL Synchros S210BT

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

90points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
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AKG IP2 vs JBL Synchros S210BT vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
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20
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90
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Why is AKG IP2 better than JBL Synchros S210BT & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is JBL Synchros S210BT better than AKG IP2 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • Has an earbud form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than AKG IP2 & JBL Synchros S210BT & Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a mute function

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than AKG IP2 & JBL Synchros S210BT & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Has a neodymium magnet

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a detachable cable
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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.

4.has a tangle free cable
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.can be folded
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has an in-ear form
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

2.has a neodymium magnet
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

4.Has WiFi
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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.

2.can be used as a headset
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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.

3.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

4.has a mute function
AKG IP2
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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