57points

AKG K141 MKII

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

62points

Skullcandy Cassette

AKG K141 MKII
Comparison winner
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Skullcandy Cassette
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29 facts in comparison

AKG K141 MKII vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Skullcandy Cassette

AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Skullcandy Cassette
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Skullcandy Cassette
57
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99
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62
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Why is AKG K141 MKII better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Skullcandy Cassette?

  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than AKG K141 MKII & Skullcandy Cassette?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is Skullcandy Cassette better than AKG K141 MKII & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Weight
    120gvs225,289g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has removable speakers

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Skullcandy Cassette

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 a detachable cable
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Skullcandy Cassette

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Skullcandy Cassette

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.

4.weight

225g

289g

120g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Skullcandy Cassette

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

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Skullcandy Cassette

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

24000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

18Hz

20Hz

18Hz

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 K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Skullcandy Cassette

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

106dB/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.impedance

55 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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Skullcandy Cassette

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Skullcandy Cassette

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Skullcandy Cassette

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Skullcandy Cassette

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Skullcandy Cassette

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
Skullcandy Cassette

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Skullcandy Cassette

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
Skullcandy Cassette

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 K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Skullcandy Cassette

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

4.has a mute function
AKG K141 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Skullcandy Cassette

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

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