52points

AKG K 550

58points

Blue Sadie

93points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

100points

Sony WH-1000XM3

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AKG K 550 vs Blue Sadie vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sony WH-1000XM3

AKG K 550
Blue Sadie
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
AKG K 550
Blue Sadie
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is AKG K 550 better than Blue Sadie & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs42,32,47 Ohms

Why is Blue Sadie better than AKG K 550 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sony WH-1000XM3?

    Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than AKG K 550 & Blue Sadie & Sony WH-1000XM3?

    • Has included ear pads
    • Has a mute function

    Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than AKG K 550 & Blue Sadie & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

    • Highest frequency
      40000Hzvs28000,20000,20000Hz
    • Lowest frequency
      4Hzvs12,15,20Hz
    • Weight
      255gvs305,444,289g
    • Has a neodymium magnet
    • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    • Has voice prompts
    • Has voice commands
    • Has USB Type-C

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    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 WH-1000XM3

    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.has a detachable cable
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

    4.weight

    305g

    444g

    289g

    255g

    Best

    Sony MDR-EX150AP

    3g

    5.can be folded
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

    6.sweat resistant
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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    Sound quality

    1.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

    2.lowest frequency

    12Hz

    15Hz

    20Hz

    4Hz

    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

    3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

    4.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

    5.has a neodymium magnet
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

    6.impedance

    32 Ohms

    42 Ohms

    32 Ohms

    47 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

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    Power

    1.has a battery level indicator
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    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 WH-1000XM3

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

    3.has a removable battery
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

    For example

    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

    4.Has USB Type-C
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    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 WH-1000XM3

    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 WH-1000XM3

    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 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    The device can connect to WiFi.

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    Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    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 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    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 an in-line control panel
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

    4.has a noise canceling microphone
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

    For example

    Microsoft Surface Headphones

    5.has voice prompts
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

    6.has a mute function
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

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    Miscellaneous

    1.wireless charging
    AKG K 550
    Blue Sadie
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

    For example

    Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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