AKG K551Beats by Dre Mixr
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Beats by Dre Mixr
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AKG K551 vs Beats by Dre Mixr: 17 facts in comparison

1. weight

95g lighter.
305g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
210g

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 Mixr
48% 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 Mixr
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 K551
Beats by Dre Mixr
38% have it

5. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K551
Beats by Dre Mixr
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 K551
Beats by Dre Mixr
44% have it

7. 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 Mixr
36% have it

8. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
50mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
40mm

9. 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 Mixr
75% 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 K551
Beats by Dre Mixr
53% have it

11. 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 Mixr
32% have it

12. 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 Mixr
64% 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. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AKG K551
Beats by Dre Mixr
8% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.6m

17. 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 Mixr
22% have it

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