AKG K 495 NCBeats by Dre Heartbeats
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AKG K 495 NC vs Beats by Dre Heartbeats: 18 facts in comparison

1. weight

215g lighter.
235g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
20g

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 495 NC
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
47% 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 495 NC
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
72% have it

4. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K 495 NC
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
25% 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 495 NC
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
39% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 495 NC
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
32% have it

7. 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 495 NC
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
36% have it

8. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 495 NC
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
53% have it

9. 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 495 NC
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
76% have it

10. 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 495 NC
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
42% have it

11. 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 495 NC
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
32% have it

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K 495 NC
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
42% have it

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 495 NC
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
64% have it

14. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
AKG K 495 NC
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
13% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.4m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

17. 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 495 NC
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
4% have it

18. 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 495 NC
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
33% have it

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