47points

AKG K323XS A

92points

Philips SHB8750NC

95points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

53points

Sennheiser HD 429s

AKG K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Comparison winner
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s
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26 facts in comparison

AKG K323XS A vs Philips SHB8750NC vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sennheiser HD 429s

AKG K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s
AKG K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s
47
points
92
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95
points
53
points

Why is AKG K323XS A better than Philips SHB8750NC & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sennheiser HD 429s?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs10,20,18Hz
  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs16,32,32 Ohms
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than AKG K323XS A & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sennheiser HD 429s?

  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than AKG K323XS A & Philips SHB8750NC & Sennheiser HD 429s?

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

Why is Sennheiser HD 429s better than AKG K323XS A & Philips SHB8750NC & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Sound pressure level
    110dB/mWvs98,105,93dB/mW

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s

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 K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s

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 K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s

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 K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s

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

5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has an in-ear form
AKG K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s

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.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

25000Hz

22000Hz

20000Hz

22000Hz

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

10Hz

10Hz

20Hz

18Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s

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

98dB/mW

105dB/mW

93dB/mW

110dB/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.impedance

16 Ohms

16 Ohms

32 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

6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s

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 K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s

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 K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s

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 K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s

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 K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s

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 K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s

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 K323XS A
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 429s

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

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