40points
27points

AKG K701

55points
50points

AKG Y50

89points
76points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

AKG K701
AKG Y50
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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27 facts in comparison

AKG K701vs AKG Y50vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

AKG K701
AKG Y50
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
40
points
AKG K701
55
points
AKG Y50
89
points
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Why is AKG K701 better than the others?

  • Highest frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs24000,20000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs16,20Hz
  • Driver unit size
    ?

    45mmvs40,40mm
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is AKG Y50 better than the others?

  • Sound pressure level
    ?

    115dB/mWvs105,93dB/mW
  • Weight
    190gvs235,289g
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than the others?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?

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Design

1.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.

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AKG Y50
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2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

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AKG Y50
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
3.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.

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AKG Y50
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

190g

289g

5.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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AKG Y50
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

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AKG Y50
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

39800Hz

24000Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

10Hz

16Hz

20Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

105dB/mW

115dB/mW

93dB/mW

4.has 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 K701
AKG Y50
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
5.impedance
?

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.

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4 Ohms

62 Ohms

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

AKG K701
AKG Y50
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

AKG K701
AKG Y50
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

AKG K701
AKG Y50
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

AKG K701
AKG Y50
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
2.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 K701
AKG Y50
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

AKG K701
AKG Y50
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

AKG K701
AKG Y50
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
3.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 K701
AKG Y50
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
4.warranty period
?

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

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5.has a mute function
?

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

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AKG Y50
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