64points

AKG K550

47points

Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2

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AKG K550 vs Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2

AKG K550
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
AKG K550
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
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points
47
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Why is AKG K550 better than Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2?

  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 better than AKG K550?

  • 278.3g lighter
    26.7gvs305g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an in-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K550
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 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 K550
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 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

305g

26.7g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
AKG K550
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2

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

5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K550
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has an in-ear form
AKG K550
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 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.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K550
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K550
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K550
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 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.

2.has an in-line control panel
AKG K550
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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