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Top 68%
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Top specs and features

Bang & Olufsen A8 vs Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2: 14 facts in comparison

1. weight

4.7g lighter.
22g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
26.7g

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 Powerbeats 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
73% have it

4. 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
44% 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 Powerbeats 2
36% have it

6. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
75% have it

7. 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 Powerbeats 2
54% have it

8. 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 Powerbeats 2
32% have it

9. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
42% have it

10. 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 Powerbeats 2
64% have it

11. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
10% have it

12. cable length

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

13. 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 Powerbeats 2
87% have it

14. 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 Powerbeats 2
33% have it

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