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AKG K 242 HD
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Top 57%564 points
Top 57%
Top 65%465 points
Top 65%
AKG K 242 HD
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Top specs and features

AKG K 242 HD vs Beats by Dre urBeats SE: 15 facts in comparison

1. weight

222g lighter.
240g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
18g

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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
45% 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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
35% have it

4. 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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
68% have it

5. 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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
38% have it

6. 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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
46% have it

7. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K 242 HD
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
24% have it

8. 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.
AKG K 242 HD
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
75% have it

9. 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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
39% have it

10. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 242 HD
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
64% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K 242 HD
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
43% have it

12. 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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
49% have it

13. 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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
81% have it

14. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

15. 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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
4% have it

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