45points

AKG K 242 HD

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

0points

Polk Nue Voe

AKG K 242 HD
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AKG K 242 HD vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Polk Nue Voe

AKG K 242 HD
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Polk Nue Voe

Why is AKG K 242 HD better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Polk Nue Voe?

  • Has a neodymium magnet

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than AKG K 242 HD & Polk Nue Voe?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Polk Nue Voe better than AKG K 242 HD & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs15,20Hz
  • Weight
    113gvs240,289g
  • Sound pressure level
    101dB/mWvs91,93dB/mW
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 242 HD
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Polk Nue Voe

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 an over-the-ear form
AKG K 242 HD
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Polk Nue Voe

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.

3.weight

240g

289g

113g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
AKG K 242 HD
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Polk Nue Voe

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

5.can be folded
AKG K 242 HD
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Polk Nue Voe

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

6.has an in-ear form
AKG K 242 HD
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Polk Nue Voe

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.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

20Hz

10Hz

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

2.highest frequency

25000Hz

20000Hz

21500Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K 242 HD
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Polk Nue Voe

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

4.sound pressure level

91dB/mW

93dB/mW

101dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 242 HD
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Polk Nue Voe

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.impedance

55 Ohms

32 Ohms

32 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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K 242 HD
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Polk Nue Voe

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K 242 HD
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Polk Nue Voe

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 242 HD
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Polk Nue Voe

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 242 HD
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Polk Nue Voe

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

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K 242 HD
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Polk Nue Voe

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.has an in-line control panel
AKG K 242 HD
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Polk Nue Voe

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

3.can be used as a headset
AKG K 242 HD
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Polk Nue Voe

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.

4.has a mute function
AKG K 242 HD
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Polk Nue Voe

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

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