43points

AKG K 550

77points

Microsoft Surface Earbuds

AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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AKG K 550 vs Microsoft Surface Earbuds

AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds

Why is AKG K 550 better than Microsoft Surface Earbuds?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
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    12Hzvs20Hz
  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
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    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 36.4mm bigger driver unit
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    50mmvs13.6mm
  • Can be folded
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Microsoft Surface Earbuds better than AKG K 550?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Sweat resistance
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 290.8g lighter
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    14.2gvs305g
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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Price comparison

Microsoft Surface Earbuds

Buy used:

$189.97

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

305g

14.2g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

12Hz

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

28000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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.
5.driver unit size

50mm

13.6mm

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

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Has USB Type-C
AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
4.has a removable battery
AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.Has Bluetooth aptX
AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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.
4.Has voice prompts
AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
5.has voice commands
AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
6.has wireless charging
AKG K 550
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Price comparison

Microsoft Surface Earbuds

Buy used:

$189.97

ProductStorePrice
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$199.99
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$199.99
Microsoft Surface Earbuds AmazonNEW Microsoft Surface Earbuds (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$198.56
Microsoft Surface Earbuds AmazonJabra Elite Active 65t Earbuds – True Wi...Jabra Elite Active 65t Earbuds – True Wireless Earbuds with Charging Case, Copper Red – Bluetooth Earbuds with a Secure Fit and Superior Sound, Long Battery Life and More
Amazon logo
$99.99
Microsoft Surface Earbuds AmazonBose Sport Earbuds - True Wireless Earph...Bose Sport Earbuds - True Wireless Earphones - Bluetooth Headphones for Workouts and Running, Triple Black
Amazon logo
$159.00
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Amazon logo
$129.99
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Amazon logo
$15.99
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$229.99
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$14.99

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