AKG K171 MKIIBeats by Dre urBeats
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AKG K171 MKII
Beats by Dre urBeats
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AKG K171 MKII vs Beats by Dre urBeats: 18 facts in comparison

1. weight

222g lighter.
240g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
18g

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 urBeats
45% 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 urBeats
71% 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 urBeats
39% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K171 MKII
Beats by Dre urBeats
24% 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 urBeats
45% have it

7. can be 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 urBeats
40% have it

8. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K171 MKII
Beats by Dre urBeats
78% have it

9. 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 urBeats
51% have it

10. 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 urBeats
63% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K171 MKII
Beats by Dre urBeats
41% 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 urBeats
16% have it

13. 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 urBeats
85% have it

14. 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 urBeats
8% have it

15. 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 urBeats
23% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

17. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
AKG K171 MKII
Beats by Dre urBeats
33% have it

18. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
AKG K171 MKII
Beats by Dre urBeats
4% have it

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