AKG K518Beats by Dre Solo 2
Top 36%434 points
Top 36%
Top 59%279 points
Top 59%
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Top specs and features

AKG K518 vs Beats by Dre Solo 2: 14 facts in comparison

1. weight

55g lighter.

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 K518
Beats by Dre Solo 2
49% 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 K518
Beats by Dre Solo 2
73% have it

4. 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 K518
Beats by Dre Solo 2
38% have it

5. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K518
Beats by Dre Solo 2
31% have it

6. 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 K518
Beats by Dre Solo 2
45% have it

7. is 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 K518
Beats by Dre Solo 2
34% have it

8. 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 K518
Beats by Dre Solo 2
31% have it

9. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K518
Beats by Dre Solo 2
44% have it

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K518
Beats by Dre Solo 2
55% have it

11. 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 K518
Beats by Dre Solo 2
13% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K518
Beats by Dre Solo 2
65% have it

13. 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 K518
Beats by Dre Solo 2
22% have it

14. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
AKG K518
Beats by Dre Solo 2
87% have it

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