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AKG K171 MKII vs Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless: 20 facts in comparison

1. weight

25g lighter.

2. 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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
49% have it

3. 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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
73% have it

4. 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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
38% have it

5. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K171 MKII
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
31% have it

6. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
AKG K171 MKII
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
45% have it

7. 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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
34% have it

8. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K171 MKII
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
31% have it

9. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K171 MKII
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
44% have it

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K171 MKII
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
55% have it

11. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AKG K171 MKII
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
15% have it

12. 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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
13% have it

13. 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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
13% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K171 MKII
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
65% have it

15. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
AKG K171 MKII
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
8% have it

16. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AKG K171 MKII
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
8% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
22% have it

19. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
AKG K171 MKII
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
7% have it

20. 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
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
87% have it

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