AKG K712Beats by Dre Solo 2
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Beats by Dre Solo 2
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AKG K712 vs Beats by Dre Solo 2: 16 facts in comparison

1. weight

30g lighter.
235g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
205g

2. has sound isolation/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 K712
Beats by Dre Solo 2
48% have it

3. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K712
Beats by Dre Solo 2
73% have it

4. 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.
AKG K712
Beats by Dre Solo 2
38% have it

5. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K712
Beats by Dre Solo 2
31% have it

6. 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 K712
Beats by Dre Solo 2
44% have it

7. 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 K712
Beats by Dre Solo 2
36% have it

8. 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.
AKG K712
Beats by Dre Solo 2
42% have it

9. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K712
Beats by Dre Solo 2
32% have it

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K712
Beats by Dre Solo 2
53% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K712
Beats by Dre Solo 2
42% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K712
Beats by Dre Solo 2
64% have it

13. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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 K712
Beats by Dre Solo 2
13% have it

14. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
AKG K712
Beats by Dre Solo 2
22% have it

16. has an open-back design

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
AKG K712
Beats by Dre Solo 2
10% have it

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