62points

AKG K3003

85points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

AKG K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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AKG K3003 vs Marshall Monitor Bluetooth vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

AKG K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
AKG K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Why is AKG K3003 better than Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs20,20Hz
  • Weight
    10gvs271,289g
  • Impedance
    8 Ohmsvs28,32 Ohms
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Weather sealed

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than AKG K3003 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than AKG K3003 & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has included ear pads
  • Number of microphones
    2vs1,1
  • Has a mute function

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

10g

271g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
AKG K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

6.has an in-ear form
AKG K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

20Hz

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

30000Hz

20000Hz

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 K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

125dB/mW

98dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

6.impedance

8 Ohms

28 Ohms

32 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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

4.Has WiFi
AKG K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.warranty period

2

12

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

5.number of microphones

1

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

6.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K3003
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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