49points

AKG K551

43points

Bose SIE2i

85points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

90points

Philips SHB8750NC

AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
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Philips SHB8750NC
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34 facts in comparison

AKG K551 vs Bose SIE2i vs Marshall Monitor Bluetooth vs Philips SHB8750NC

AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC
AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

Why is AKG K551 better than Bose SIE2i & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Philips SHB8750NC?

  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Bose SIE2i better than AKG K551 & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Philips SHB8750NC?

  • Weight
    18gvs305,271,226g
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Weather sealed

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than AKG K551 & Bose SIE2i & Philips SHB8750NC?

  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than AKG K551 & Bose SIE2i & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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 K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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.has a detachable cable
AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

4.weight

305g

18g

271g

226g

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5.has an in-ear form
AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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.

6.can be folded
AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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

2.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

4.Has WiFi
AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

2.has an in-line control panel
AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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

3.can be used as a headset
AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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.

4.number of microphones

1

1

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K551
Bose SIE2i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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