59points

AKG K 495 NC

64points

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70

92points

Fiil Iicon

95points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

AKG K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
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31 facts in comparison

AKG K 495 NC vs Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 vs Fiil Iicon vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

AKG K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
AKG K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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64
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Why is AKG K 495 NC better than Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 & Fiil Iicon & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 better than AKG K 495 NC & Fiil Iicon & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs20,15,20Hz

Why is Fiil Iicon better than AKG K 495 NC & Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than AKG K 495 NC & Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 & Fiil Iicon?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a mute function

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

5.can be folded
AKG K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

6.sweat resistant
AKG K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

25000Hz

22000Hz

20000Hz

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

20Hz

10Hz

15Hz

20Hz

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 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

4.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

For example

Creative SXFI Air

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 an in-line control panel
AKG K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

4.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 495 NC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Fiil Iicon
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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