38points

AKG K 512 MKII

79points

Plantronics Backbeat Pro

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

AKG K 512 MKII
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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23 facts in comparison

AKG K 512 MKII vs Plantronics Backbeat Pro vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

AKG K 512 MKII
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
AKG K 512 MKII
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
38
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79
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99
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Why is AKG K 512 MKII better than Plantronics Backbeat Pro & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Weight
    200gvs340,289g
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Plantronics Backbeat Pro better than AKG K 512 MKII & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than AKG K 512 MKII & Plantronics Backbeat Pro?

  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has a mute function

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 512 MKII
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

340g

289g

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Sony MDR-EX150AP

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5.can be folded
AKG K 512 MKII
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K 512 MKII
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

2.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K 512 MKII
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K 512 MKII
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 512 MKII
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 512 MKII
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K 512 MKII
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

4.has a mute function
AKG K 512 MKII
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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