AKG K3003Beats by Dre Solo 2
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Beats by Dre Solo 2
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AKG K3003 vs Beats by Dre Solo 2: 18 facts in comparison

1. weight

195g lighter.
10g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
205g

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 K3003
Beats by Dre Solo 2
48% 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 K3003
Beats by Dre Solo 2
73% have it

4. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K3003
Beats by Dre Solo 2
25% have it

5. 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 K3003
Beats by Dre Solo 2
38% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K3003
Beats by Dre Solo 2
31% have it

7. 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 K3003
Beats by Dre Solo 2
44% have it

8. 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 K3003
Beats by Dre Solo 2
36% 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 K3003
Beats by Dre Solo 2
53% have it

10. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K3003
Beats by Dre Solo 2
32% have it

11. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K3003
Beats by Dre Solo 2
64% have it

12. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
AKG K3003
Beats by Dre Solo 2
13% have it

13. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
1

14. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
AKG K3003
Beats by Dre Solo 2
10% have it

16. 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 K3003
Beats by Dre Solo 2
22% have it

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 K3003
Beats by Dre Solo 2
33% have it

18. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
AKG K3003
Beats by Dre Solo 2
3% have it

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