57points

AKG K167 Tiesto

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

AKG K167 Tiesto
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AKG K167 Tiesto vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

AKG K167 Tiesto
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
AKG K167 Tiesto
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Why is AKG K167 Tiesto better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 39g lighter
    250gvs289g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than AKG K167 Tiesto?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K167 Tiesto
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 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 K167 Tiesto
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 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 K167 Tiesto
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

4.weight

250g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K167 Tiesto
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K167 Tiesto
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

27000Hz

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

10Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K167 Tiesto
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

93dB/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

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.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

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

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K167 Tiesto
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K167 Tiesto
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K167 Tiesto
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K167 Tiesto
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 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 K167 Tiesto
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K167 Tiesto
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 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.

2.can be used as a headset
AKG K167 Tiesto
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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 mute function
AKG K167 Tiesto
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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