48points

AKG K44 Perception

93points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

38points

Sennheiser HD 800 S

AKG K44 Perception
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Sennheiser HD 800 S
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AKG K44 Perception vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sennheiser HD 800 S

AKG K44 Perception
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 800 S
AKG K44 Perception
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 800 S

Why is AKG K44 Perception better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sennheiser HD 800 S?

  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs32,300 Ohms
  • Weight
    190gvs289,330g

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than AKG K44 Perception & Sennheiser HD 800 S?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Sennheiser HD 800 S better than AKG K44 Perception & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Highest frequency
    51000Hzvs20000,20000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    4Hzvs18,20Hz
  • Driver unit size
    56mmvs40,40mm
  • Has an open-back design

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K44 Perception
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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 K44 Perception
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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.has a detachable cable
AKG K44 Perception
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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

4.weight

190g

289g

330g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K44 Perception
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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

6.has included ear pads
AKG K44 Perception
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 800 S

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

51000Hz

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

18Hz

20Hz

4Hz

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 K44 Perception
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 800 S

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

56mm

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

5.impedance

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

300 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 active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K44 Perception
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K44 Perception
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 800 S

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K44 Perception
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 800 S

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K44 Perception
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 800 S

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K44 Perception
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 800 S

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K44 Perception
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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 K44 Perception
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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 a mute function
AKG K44 Perception
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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

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