60points

AKG K271 MKII

65points

Focal Spirit Professional

90points

Philips SHB8750NC

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

AKG K271 MKII
Focal Spirit Professional
Philips SHB8750NC
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AKG K271 MKII vs Focal Spirit Professional vs Philips SHB8750NC vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

AKG K271 MKII
Focal Spirit Professional
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
AKG K271 MKII
Focal Spirit Professional
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Why is AKG K271 MKII better than Focal Spirit Professional & Philips SHB8750NC & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

    Why is Focal Spirit Professional better than AKG K271 MKII & Philips SHB8750NC & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

    • Lowest frequency
      5Hzvs16,10,20Hz
    • Has an in-line control panel

    Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than AKG K271 MKII & Focal Spirit Professional & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

    • Weight
      226gvs240,280,289g
    • Impedance
      16 Ohmsvs55,32,32 Ohms
    • Has a neodymium magnet

    Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than AKG K271 MKII & Focal Spirit Professional & Philips SHB8750NC?

    • Has an L-shaped plug
    • Has a mute function

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    AKG K271 MKII
    Focal Spirit Professional
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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 an over-the-ear form
    AKG K271 MKII
    Focal Spirit Professional
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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.

    3.weight

    240g

    280g

    226g

    289g

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    3g

    4.has a detachable cable
    AKG K271 MKII
    Focal Spirit Professional
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

    5.can be folded
    AKG K271 MKII
    Focal Spirit Professional
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

    6.has a tangle free cable
    AKG K271 MKII
    Focal Spirit Professional
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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    Sound quality

    1.lowest frequency

    16Hz

    5Hz

    10Hz

    20Hz

    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

    2.highest frequency

    28000Hz

    22000Hz

    22000Hz

    20000Hz

    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

    3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    AKG K271 MKII
    Focal Spirit Professional
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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

    102dB/mW

    105dB/mW

    93dB/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.driver unit size

    30mm

    40mm

    32mm

    40mm

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

    Best

    Audeze LCD2 Classic

    106mm

    6.has a neodymium magnet
    AKG K271 MKII
    Focal Spirit Professional
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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    Power

    1.has a battery level indicator
    AKG K271 MKII
    Focal Spirit Professional
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    AKG K271 MKII
    Focal Spirit Professional
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    AKG K271 MKII
    Focal Spirit Professional
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    AKG K271 MKII
    Focal Spirit Professional
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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 K271 MKII
    Focal Spirit Professional
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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.

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    AKG K271 MKII
    Focal Spirit Professional
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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.has an in-line control panel
    AKG K271 MKII
    Focal Spirit Professional
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

    3.can be used as a headset
    AKG K271 MKII
    Focal Spirit Professional
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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.

    4.has a mute function
    AKG K271 MKII
    Focal Spirit Professional
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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