69points

AKG K267 Tiesto

92points

Philips SHB8750NC

95points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

48points

Sennheiser RS 170

74points

Sony MDR-X10

AKG K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Comparison winner
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10
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29 facts in comparison

AKG K267 Tiesto vs Philips SHB8750NC vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sennheiser RS 170 vs Sony MDR-X10

AKG K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10
AKG K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10
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74
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Why is AKG K267 Tiesto better than Philips SHB8750NC & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sennheiser RS 170 & Sony MDR-X10?

  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than AKG K267 Tiesto & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sennheiser RS 170 & Sony MDR-X10?

  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32,32,32,24 Ohms
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than AKG K267 Tiesto & Philips SHB8750NC & Sennheiser RS 170 & Sony MDR-X10?

  • Has a mute function

Why is Sennheiser RS 170 better than AKG K267 Tiesto & Philips SHB8750NC & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sony MDR-X10?

  • Has a removable battery

Why is Sony MDR-X10 better than AKG K267 Tiesto & Philips SHB8750NC & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sennheiser RS 170?

  • Lowest frequency
    3Hzvs5,10,20,18Hz
  • Has an in-line control panel

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10

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 K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10

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 K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10

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.can be folded
AKG K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10

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

5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has included ear pads
AKG K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

30000Hz

22000Hz

20000Hz

21000Hz

29000Hz

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

5Hz

10Hz

20Hz

18Hz

3Hz

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.sound pressure level

115dB/mW

105dB/mW

93dB/mW

110dB/mW

106dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

5.impedance

32 Ohms

16 Ohms

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

24 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 a neodymium magnet
AKG K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10

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 K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10

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 K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10

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 K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10

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 an in-line control panel
AKG K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.has a mute function
AKG K267 Tiesto
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 170
Sony MDR-X10

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

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