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Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
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Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Top specs and features

Bang & Olufsen A8 vs Beats by Dre Heartbeats: 14 facts in comparison

1. weight

2g lighter.
22g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
20g

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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
45% 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
69% have it

4. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
24% have it

5. 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
44% have it

6. 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
76% have it

7. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
64% have it

8. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
43% 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
31% have it

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
50% have it

11. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
82% have it

12. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

13. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
36% have it

14. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
5% have it

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