53points

AKG K 550

54points

Beats by Dre Mixr

AKG K 550
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AKG K 550 vs Beats by Dre Mixr

AKG K 550
Beats by Dre Mixr
AKG K 550
Beats by Dre Mixr
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Why is AKG K 550 better than Beats by Dre Mixr?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Beats by Dre Mixr better than AKG K 550?

  • 95g lighter
    210gvs305g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has a coiled cord

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 550
Beats by Dre Mixr

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 550
Beats by Dre Mixr

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 550
Beats by Dre Mixr

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

305g

210g

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5.can be folded
AKG K 550
Beats by Dre Mixr

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

6.travel bag is included
AKG K 550
Beats by Dre Mixr

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K 550
Beats by Dre Mixr

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

2.driver unit size

50mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

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Audeze LCD2 Classic

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 550
Beats by Dre Mixr

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K 550
Beats by Dre Mixr

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
AKG K 550
Beats by Dre Mixr

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

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