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AKG K551
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
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AKG K551
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
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AKG K551 vs Beats by Dre Heartbeats: 17 facts in comparison

1. weight

285g lighter.
305g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
20g

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 K551
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
45% 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 K551
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
69% have it

4. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K551
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
31% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K551
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
24% have it

6. can be 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 K551
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
44% have it

7. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K551
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
76% have it

8. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K551
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
64% have it

9. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K551
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
43% have it

10. 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 K551
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
31% have it

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K551
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
50% have it

12. 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 K551
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
82% have it

13. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
1

14. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

15. 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 K551
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
23% have it

16. has an in-ear form

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.
AKG K551
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
36% have it

17. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
AKG K551
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
5% have it

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