62points

AKG K271 MKII

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

61points

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AKG K271 MKII
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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25 facts in comparison

AKG K271 MKII vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Sync by 50 Over-Ear

AKG K271 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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AKG K271 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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61
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Why is AKG K271 MKII better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sync by 50 Over-Ear?

  • Weight
    240gvs289,317g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than AKG K271 MKII & Sync by 50 Over-Ear?

  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has a mute function

Why is Sync by 50 Over-Ear better than AKG K271 MKII & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a removable battery

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K271 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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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 K271 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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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 K271 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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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

317g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K271 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K271 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

20000Hz

24000Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K271 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K271 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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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.

4.driver unit size

30mm

40mm

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K271 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K271 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K271 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K271 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K271 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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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 K271 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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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 K271 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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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 K271 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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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 K271 MKII
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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