49points

AKG K712

94points

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

93points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

AKG K712
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Bose QuietComfort 35 II
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AKG K712 vs Bose QuietComfort 35 II vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Why is AKG K712 better than Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs10,20Hz
  • Weight
    235gvs309,289g
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 II better than AKG K712 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has voice prompts
  • Has voice commands

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than AKG K712 & Bose QuietComfort 35 II?

  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a mute function

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

2.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.

3.has a detachable cable
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

4.weight

235g

309g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

6.has included ear pads
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

10Hz

20Hz

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

2.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

3.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

90dB/mW

93dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.control panel placed on a device
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.

2.can be used as a headset
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.

3.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

4.has voice prompts
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

5.has a mute function
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

6.has voice commands
AKG K712
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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