AKG K 430Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
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AKG K 430 vs Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2: 16 facts in comparison

1. weight

83.3g lighter.
110g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
26.7g

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 430
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
48% have it

3. 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 430
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
73% have it

4. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 430
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
31% have it

5. 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 430
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
44% have it

6. can be used as a headset

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.
AKG K 430
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
36% have it

7. 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 430
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
75% have it

8. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K 430
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
32% have it

9. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 430
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
54% have it

10. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K 430
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
42% have it

11. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 430
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
64% have it

12. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
AKG K 430
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
10% have it

13. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
AKG K 430
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
22% have it

14. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.1m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

15. 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 430
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
87% have it

16. has an in-ear form

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.
AKG K 430
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
33% have it

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