45points

AKG K 550

70points

Plantronics Backbeat Sense SE

AKG K 550
Plantronics Backbeat Sense SE
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26 facts in comparison

AKG K 550 vs Plantronics Backbeat Sense SE

AKG K 550
Plantronics Backbeat Sense SE

Why is AKG K 550 better than Plantronics Backbeat Sense SE?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
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    12Hzvs20Hz
  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
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    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • 17mm bigger driver unit
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    50mmvs33mm
  • Can be folded
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Plantronics Backbeat Sense SE better than AKG K 550?

  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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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 rechargeable battery
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  • 165g lighter
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    140gvs305g
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 550
Plantronics Backbeat Sense 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 an over-the-ear form
AKG K 550
Plantronics Backbeat Sense 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.
3.has a detachable cable
AKG K 550
Plantronics Backbeat Sense SE
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
Plantronics Backbeat Sense SE
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

305g

140g

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
Plantronics Backbeat Sense SE
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
Plantronics Backbeat Sense SE
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
Plantronics Backbeat Sense 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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 550
Plantronics Backbeat Sense SE
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.driver unit size

50mm

33mm

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
Plantronics Backbeat Sense SE
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
AKG K 550
Plantronics Backbeat Sense SE
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
AKG K 550
Plantronics Backbeat Sense SE
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 550
Plantronics Backbeat Sense SE
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 550
Plantronics Backbeat Sense 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 550
Plantronics Backbeat Sense 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.supports Wi-Fi
AKG K 550
Plantronics Backbeat Sense SE
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K 550
Plantronics Backbeat Sense SE
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.control panel placed on a device
AKG K 550
Plantronics Backbeat Sense 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.

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