59points

AKG K167 Tiesto

79points

Audeze EL-8 Titanium

60points

Jays a-JAYS One+

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

90points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

AKG K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Comparison winner
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
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AKG K167 Tiesto vs Audeze EL-8 Titanium vs Jays a-JAYS One+ vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

AKG K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
AKG K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
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79
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90
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Why is AKG K167 Tiesto better than Audeze EL-8 Titanium & Jays a-JAYS One+ & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs10,20,20,18Hz
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Audeze EL-8 Titanium better than AKG K167 Tiesto & Jays a-JAYS One+ & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Jays a-JAYS One+ better than AKG K167 Tiesto & Audeze EL-8 Titanium & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32,30,32,18 Ohms
  • Weight
    14gvs250,460,289,221.1g
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than AKG K167 Tiesto & Audeze EL-8 Titanium & Jays a-JAYS One+ & Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has a mute function

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than AKG K167 Tiesto & Audeze EL-8 Titanium & Jays a-JAYS One+ & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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 K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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 K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

250g

460g

14g

289g

221.1g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

27000Hz

50000Hz

18000Hz

20000Hz

22000Hz

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

10Hz

10Hz

20Hz

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 K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

112dB/mW

130dB/mW

95dB/mW

93dB/mW

113dB/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

32 Ohms

30 Ohms

16 Ohms

32 Ohms

18 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 a neodymium magnet
AKG K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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 K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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 K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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 K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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 K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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 K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

5.has a mute function
AKG K167 Tiesto
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Jays a-JAYS One+
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

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