56points

AKG K141 MKII

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

92points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

48points

Yamaha EPH-50

AKG K141 MKII
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Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
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AKG K141 MKII vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC vs Yamaha EPH-50

AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Yamaha EPH-50
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Yamaha EPH-50

Why is AKG K141 MKII better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Yamaha EPH-50?

  • Lowest frequency
    18Hzvs20,18,20Hz
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a coiled cord
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than AKG K141 MKII & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Yamaha EPH-50?

  • Has a mute function

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than AKG K141 MKII & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Yamaha EPH-50?

  • Has a neodymium magnet

Why is Yamaha EPH-50 better than AKG K141 MKII & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • Weight
    11gvs225,289,221.1g
  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs55,32,18 Ohms
  • Has an in-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Yamaha EPH-50

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 K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Yamaha EPH-50

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

225g

289g

221.1g

11g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Yamaha EPH-50

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 K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Yamaha EPH-50

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

6.has an in-ear form
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Yamaha EPH-50

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

18Hz

20Hz

18Hz

20Hz

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

24000Hz

20000Hz

22000Hz

21000Hz

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 K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Yamaha EPH-50

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

4.sound pressure level

114dB/mW

93dB/mW

113dB/mW

104dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Yamaha EPH-50

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

55 Ohms

32 Ohms

18 Ohms

16 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 K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Yamaha EPH-50

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Yamaha EPH-50

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Yamaha EPH-50

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Yamaha EPH-50

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 K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Yamaha EPH-50

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 K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Yamaha EPH-50

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Yamaha EPH-50

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 K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Yamaha EPH-50

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 a noise canceling microphone
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Yamaha EPH-50

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

4.has a mute function
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Yamaha EPH-50

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

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