49points

AKG K612 Pro

47points

Philips SHP8500

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

87points

Sony MDR-100ABN

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Philips SHP8500
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AKG K612 Pro vs Philips SHP8500 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Sony MDR-100ABN

AKG K612 Pro
Philips SHP8500
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN
AKG K612 Pro
Philips SHP8500
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

Why is AKG K612 Pro better than Philips SHP8500 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Weight
    238gvs560,289,290g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Philips SHP8500 better than AKG K612 Pro & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sony MDR-100ABN?

    Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than AKG K612 Pro & Philips SHP8500 & Sony MDR-100ABN?

    • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    • Has included ear pads
    • Has a mute function

    Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than AKG K612 Pro & Philips SHP8500 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

    • Highest frequency
      40000Hzvs39500,28000,20000Hz
    • Lowest frequency
      5Hzvs12,10,20Hz
    • Has an on-ear form

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    Design

    1.weight

    238g

    560g

    289g

    290g

    Best

    Sony MDR-EX150AP

    3g

    2.has a detachable cable
    AKG K612 Pro
    Philips SHP8500
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

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

    3.has stereo speakers
    AKG K612 Pro
    Philips SHP8500
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

    4.can be folded
    AKG K612 Pro
    Philips SHP8500
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

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

    5.has an over-the-ear form
    AKG K612 Pro
    Philips SHP8500
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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.

    6.has a tangle free cable
    AKG K612 Pro
    Philips SHP8500
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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    Sound quality

    1.highest frequency

    39500Hz

    28000Hz

    20000Hz

    40000Hz

    The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

    Best

    Sony MDR-Z1R

    120000Hz

    2.lowest frequency

    12Hz

    10Hz

    20Hz

    5Hz

    The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

    Best

    Sony MH1CBLK

    1Hz

    3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    AKG K612 Pro
    Philips SHP8500
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

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

    4.impedance

    120 Ohms

    32 Ohms

    32 Ohms

    32 Ohms

    Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

    Best

    Flips Solo 2 Social

    4 Ohms

    5.has a neodymium magnet
    AKG K612 Pro
    Philips SHP8500
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

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

    6.sound pressure level

    101dB/mW

    106dB/mW

    93dB/mW

    103dB/mW

    Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

    Best

    AKG K553 Pro

    144dB/mW

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    Power

    1.has a battery level indicator
    AKG K612 Pro
    Philips SHP8500
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    AKG K612 Pro
    Philips SHP8500
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    AKG K612 Pro
    Philips SHP8500
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    AKG K612 Pro
    Philips SHP8500
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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 K612 Pro
    Philips SHP8500
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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.

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    Features

    1.can be used as a headset
    AKG K612 Pro
    Philips SHP8500
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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.control panel placed on a device
    AKG K612 Pro
    Philips SHP8500
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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.

    3.has a mute function
    AKG K612 Pro
    Philips SHP8500
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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