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Updated January 10, 2024·

The AKG K712 Pro, being open-back headphones, offer superior sound quality and a wide, immersive soundstage suitable for critical listening and enjoying music in a quiet environment, but they lack a built-in microphone and are not portable or exercise-friendly. The Jabra Elite Active 75t, on the other hand, are closed-back earbuds with good sound isolation, a secure fit for exercise, and a built-in mic for calls, but they don't match the audio fidelity of the AKGs and are less comfortable for extended listening sessions. If portability, exercise compatibility, and taking calls are important to you, go for the Jabra; for top-notch sound in stationary listening, the AKG would be the better choice. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the AKG K712 Pro
  • Good for music
  • Good for gaming
  • Very good for TV and video
  • Good for podcasts and audiobooks
Advantages of the Jabra Elite Active 75t
  • Best in class for exercise
  • Excellent for air travel

Key differences

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Music

7.7
K712 Pro
Elite Active 75t
5.5
The AKG K712 Pro is good for music, while the Jabra Elite Active 75t is poor.

Gaming

7.0
K712 Pro
Elite Active 75t
5.0
The AKG K712 Pro is good for gaming, while the Jabra Elite Active 75t is poor.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

7.8
K712 Pro
Elite Active 75t
5.9
The AKG K712 Pro is good for podcasts and audiobooks, while the Jabra Elite Active 75t is poor.

TV and Video

8.4
K712 Pro
Elite Active 75t
5.3
The AKG K712 Pro is very good for TV and video, while the Jabra Elite Active 75t is poor.

Noise Reduction

2.5
K712 Pro
Elite Active 75t
8.3
The Jabra Elite Active 75t is very good for noise reduction, while the AKG K712 Pro is poor.

Battery

N/A
K712 Pro
Elite Active 75t
7.5 Hours
The AKG K712 Pro does not have a battery. The Jabra Elite Active 75t has 7.5 hours of battery life.

Cost

$272
K712 Pro
Elite Active 75t
$180
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The AKG K712 Pro has a price of $272 and the Jabra Elite Active 75t costs $180.

Build Quality

8.5
K712 Pro
Elite Active 75t
9.0
The Jabra Elite Active 75t has excellent build quality, while the AKG K712 Pro has very good build quality.
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Key similarities

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Phone Calls

4.9
K712 Pro
Elite Active 75t
5.2
The Jabra Elite Active 75t and AKG K712 Pro are both poor for phone calls.

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How the AKG K712 Pro and the Jabra Elite Active 75t compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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AKG K712 ProJabra Elite Active 75t
AKG K712 ProJabra Elite Active 75t

GENERAL

Price
$272
$180
Brand
AKGJabra
Release Date
July 1, 2013February 1, 2020
Form Factor
HeadphonesEarbuds
Connectivity
WiredWireless

SOUND

Music Score
7.8/105.5/10
Phone Calls Score
4.9/105.2/10
Gaming Score
7/105.1/10
TV and Video Score
8.5/105.4/10
Exercise Score
4.4/109.5/10

PERFORMANCE

Battery life
N/A7.5 Hours
Wireless charging
N/AYes
Charging time
N/A2 Hours
Bluetooth version
N/A5
Case Battery Life
N/A24

FEATURES

Active Noise Cancelling
NoYes
Noise Reduction Score
2.5/108.4/10
Virtual Surround
NoNo
Android App
N/AYes
iOS App
N/AYes
Mic Quality
N/A7/10

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
8.5/109/10
Comfort score
8.4/107.9/10
Size
N/AMedium
Weight (headset or single earbud)
235 Grams5.5 Grams
Microphone style
N/AIntegrated

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AKG K712 Pro

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Headfonics

Michael | October 2013
"AKG has created a mini-masterpiece in my opinion. I enjoy this headphone a great deal and it will become my go-to reference headphone for the time being. She is slick, sexy, well-balanced, and crazy comfortable."

Jabra Elite Active 75t

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Tom's Guide

Alex Bracetti | November 2022
"Audio is spacious and warm, delivering just the right amount of boom to kickstart your workouts without compromising the mids and highs. Battery life (both on a single charge and the charging case) is superior to all AirPods models. The extremely durable shell also reassures you that it’s going to take more than some severe environmental conditions to damage these buds."

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About Jabra

Jabra is a subsidiary of GN Store Nord, a 150-year-old Danish company that specializes in the manufacturing of hearing aids, headsets and earphones. Jabra has a focus on fit and comfort and quality control over everything else. According to Peter Karstromer, Jabras CEO, they “design and engineer technology that frees people to work, live and communicate how and where they want to, equipping them with the tools to live their life to a new rhythm”.

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