52points

AKG K240 Studio

95points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

44points

Takstar HI 2050

AKG K240 Studio
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Comparison winner
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Takstar HI 2050
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26 facts in comparison

AKG K240 Studio vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Takstar HI 2050

AKG K240 Studio
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Takstar HI 2050
AKG K240 Studio
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Takstar HI 2050
52
points
95
points
99
points
44
points

Why is AKG K240 Studio better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Takstar HI 2050?

  • Weight
    240gvs289,289,325g
  • Has a tangle free cable

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than AKG K240 Studio & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Takstar HI 2050?

  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs55,32,60 Ohms

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than AKG K240 Studio & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Takstar HI 2050?

  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is Takstar HI 2050 better than AKG K240 Studio & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Driver unit size
    53mmvs30,40,40mm
  • Has an open-back design

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K240 Studio
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Takstar HI 2050

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 K240 Studio
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Takstar HI 2050

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 K240 Studio
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Takstar HI 2050

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

240g

289g

289g

325g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K240 Studio
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Takstar HI 2050

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

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K240 Studio
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Takstar HI 2050

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

25000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

25000Hz

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

15Hz

20Hz

20Hz

15Hz

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 K240 Studio
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Takstar HI 2050

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

104dB/mW

93dB/mW

93dB/mW

92dB/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

55 Ohms

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

60 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 active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K240 Studio
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Takstar HI 2050

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K240 Studio
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Takstar HI 2050

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K240 Studio
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Takstar HI 2050

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K240 Studio
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Takstar HI 2050

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K240 Studio
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Takstar HI 2050

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 K240 Studio
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Takstar HI 2050

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K240 Studio
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Takstar HI 2050

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 K240 Studio
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Takstar HI 2050

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 K240 Studio
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Takstar HI 2050

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

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