AKG K551Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Top 55%600 points
Top 55%
Top 67%436 points
Top 67%
AKG K551
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
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Top specs and features

AKG K551 vs Beats by Dre Powerbeats: 16 facts in comparison

1. weight

275g lighter.
305g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
30g

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 Powerbeats
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 Powerbeats
73% 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 Powerbeats
31% have it

5. 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 Powerbeats
44% 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 Powerbeats
36% 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 Powerbeats
75% have it

8. 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 Powerbeats
53% have it

9. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K551
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
42% have it

10. 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 Powerbeats
64% have it

11. 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

12. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
AKG K551
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
10% have it

13. 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 Powerbeats
87% have it

14. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.12m

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 Powerbeats
33% have it

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