52points

AKG K 550

58points

Blue Sadie

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

87points

Sony MDR-100ABN

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Blue Sadie
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AKG K 550 vs Blue Sadie vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sony MDR-100ABN

AKG K 550
Blue Sadie
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-100ABN
AKG K 550
Blue Sadie
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-100ABN

Why is AKG K 550 better than Blue Sadie & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sony MDR-100ABN?

    Why is Blue Sadie better than AKG K 550 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sony MDR-100ABN?

    • Has an in-line control panel

    Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than AKG K 550 & Blue Sadie & Sony MDR-100ABN?

    • Weight
      289gvs305,444,290g
    • Has included ear pads
    • Has a mute function

    Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than AKG K 550 & Blue Sadie & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

    • Highest frequency
      40000Hzvs28000,20000,20000Hz
    • Lowest frequency
      5Hzvs12,15,20Hz
    • Has a neodymium magnet
    • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    • Has an on-ear form

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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 an over-the-ear form
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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.

    3.weight

    305g

    444g

    289g

    290g

    Best

    Sony MDR-EX150AP

    3g

    4.has a detachable cable
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

    5.can be folded
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-100ABN

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

    6.has included ear pads
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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    Sound quality

    1.lowest frequency

    12Hz

    15Hz

    20Hz

    5Hz

    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

    2.highest frequency

    28000Hz

    20000Hz

    20000Hz

    40000Hz

    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

    3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-100ABN

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

    5.impedance

    32 Ohms

    42 Ohms

    32 Ohms

    32 Ohms

    Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

    Best

    Flips Solo 2 Social

    4 Ohms

    6.driver unit size

    50mm

    50mm

    40mm

    40mm

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

    Best

    Audeze LCD2 Classic

    106mm

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    Power

    1.has a battery level indicator
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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.

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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.has an in-line control panel
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-100ABN

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

    3.can be used as a headset
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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.

    4.has a mute function
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-100ABN

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

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