57points
45points

AKG K702

54points
42points

Beats by Dre Solo 2

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AKG K702 vs Beats by Dre Solo 2

AKG K702
Beats by Dre Solo 2
57
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AKG K702
54
points
Beats by Dre Solo 2

Why is AKG K702 better than Beats by Dre Solo 2?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Beats by Dre Solo 2 better than AKG K702?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 30g lighter
    205gvs235g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

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Design

1.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.

AKG K702
Beats by Dre Solo 2
2.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.

AKG K702
Beats by Dre Solo 2
3.weight
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235g

205g

4.can be folded
?

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

AKG K702
Beats by Dre Solo 2
5.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

AKG K702
Beats by Dre Solo 2
6.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

AKG K702
Beats by Dre Solo 2

Sound quality

1.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 K702
Beats by Dre Solo 2
2.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 K702
Beats by Dre Solo 2
3.has a neodymium magnet
?

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

AKG K702
Beats by Dre Solo 2

Connectivity

1.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.

AKG K702
Beats by Dre Solo 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 applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

AKG K702
Beats by Dre Solo 2
2.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 K702
Beats by Dre Solo 2

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