45points

AKG K 242 HD

63points

Nixon Stylus

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

86points

Sony MDR-ZX770BN

AKG K 242 HD
Nixon Stylus
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AKG K 242 HD vs Nixon Stylus vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sony MDR-ZX770BN

AKG K 242 HD
Nixon Stylus
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
AKG K 242 HD
Nixon Stylus
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Why is AKG K 242 HD better than Nixon Stylus & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sony MDR-ZX770BN?

    Why is Nixon Stylus better than AKG K 242 HD & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sony MDR-ZX770BN?

    • Weight
      175gvs240,289,245g
    • Has an in-line control panel
    • Has a coiled cord

    Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than AKG K 242 HD & Nixon Stylus & Sony MDR-ZX770BN?

    • Has included ear pads
    • Has a battery level indicator
    • Has a mute function

    Why is Sony MDR-ZX770BN better than AKG K 242 HD & Nixon Stylus & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

    • Lowest frequency
      8Hzvs15,20,20Hz
    • Impedance
      23 Ohmsvs55,32,32 Ohms
    • Has a noise canceling microphone
    • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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    Design

    1.weight

    240g

    175g

    289g

    245g

    Best

    Sony MDR-EX150AP

    3g

    2.has a detachable cable
    AKG K 242 HD
    Nixon Stylus
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

    3.has stereo speakers
    AKG K 242 HD
    Nixon Stylus
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

    4.can be folded
    AKG K 242 HD
    Nixon Stylus
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

    5.has an over-the-ear form
    AKG K 242 HD
    Nixon Stylus
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    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.

    6.travel bag is included
    AKG K 242 HD
    Nixon Stylus
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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    Sound quality

    1.highest frequency

    25000Hz

    20000Hz

    20000Hz

    22000Hz

    The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

    Best

    Sony MDR-Z1R

    120000Hz

    2.lowest frequency

    15Hz

    20Hz

    20Hz

    8Hz

    The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

    Best

    Sony MH1CBLK

    1Hz

    3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    AKG K 242 HD
    Nixon Stylus
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

    4.impedance

    55 Ohms

    32 Ohms

    32 Ohms

    23 Ohms

    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.

    Best

    Flips Solo 2 Social

    4 Ohms

    5.has a neodymium magnet
    AKG K 242 HD
    Nixon Stylus
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

    6.sound pressure level

    91dB/mW

    101dB/mW

    93dB/mW

    98dB/mW

    Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

    Best

    AKG K553 Pro

    144dB/mW

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    Power

    1.has a battery level indicator
    AKG K 242 HD
    Nixon Stylus
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    AKG K 242 HD
    Nixon Stylus
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    AKG K 242 HD
    Nixon Stylus
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    AKG K 242 HD
    Nixon Stylus
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    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 K 242 HD
    Nixon Stylus
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    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.

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    Features

    1.can be used as a headset
    AKG K 242 HD
    Nixon Stylus
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    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.

    2.has an in-line control panel
    AKG K 242 HD
    Nixon Stylus
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

    3.control panel placed on a device
    AKG K 242 HD
    Nixon Stylus
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    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.

    4.has a noise canceling microphone
    AKG K 242 HD
    Nixon Stylus
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

    5.has a mute function
    AKG K 242 HD
    Nixon Stylus
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

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