40points
28points

AKG K701

74points
40points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i

89points
74points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

AKG K701
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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26 facts in comparison

AKG K701vs Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8ivs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

AKG K701
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
40
points
AKG K701
74
points
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
89
points
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Why is AKG K701 better than the others?

  • Highest frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs20000,20000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs20,20Hz
  • Driver unit size
    ?

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

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i better than the others?

  • Weight
    225gvs235,289g
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than the others?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • 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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2.has an over-the-ear form
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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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3.has a detachable cable
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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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4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

225g

289g

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

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6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

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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

20000Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

20Hz

20Hz

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

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4.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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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5.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.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

45mm

40mm

40mm

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
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3.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
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.

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2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
3.warranty period
?

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

Best

Treblab X2

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2

2

2

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

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