39points

AKG K 512 MKII

92points

Philips SHB8750NC

78points

Plantronics Backbeat Pro

AKG K 512 MKII
Comparison winner
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
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22 facts in comparison

AKG K 512 MKII vs Philips SHB8750NC vs Plantronics Backbeat Pro

AKG K 512 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
AKG K 512 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
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92
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78
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Why is AKG K 512 MKII better than Philips SHB8750NC & Plantronics Backbeat Pro?

  • Weight
    200gvs226,340g
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than AKG K 512 MKII & Plantronics Backbeat Pro?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is Plantronics Backbeat Pro better than AKG K 512 MKII & Philips SHB8750NC?

  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 512 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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 512 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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 512 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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.weight

200g

226g

340g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K 512 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K 512 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K 512 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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

2.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 512 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K 512 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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 512 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K 512 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 512 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 512 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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 512 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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 512 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K 512 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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 512 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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 a noise canceling microphone
AKG K 512 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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

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