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AKG K171 MKII vs Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8: 21 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

3. weight

15g lighter.

4. has sound isolation / passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
49% have it

5. impedance

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.

6. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
73% have it

7. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
38% have it

8. is used as a headset

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.
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
34% have it

9. driver unit size

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

10. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
74% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
44% have it

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
55% have it

13. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
15% have it

14. control panel placed on a device

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.
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
13% have it

15. has active noise canceling / noise reduction

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.
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
13% have it

16. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
65% have it

17. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
8% have it

18. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
22% have it

19. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
7% have it

20. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
7% have it

21. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
AKG K171 MKII
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
87% have it

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