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K712 Pro
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Fidelio X2HR
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Advantages of the AKG K712 Pro
  • The AKG K712 Pro has no clear advantages over the Philips Fidelio X2HR.
Advantages of the Philips Fidelio X2HR
  • Excellent for music

Key differences

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Music

7.7
K712 Pro
Fidelio X2HR
9.3
The Philips Fidelio X2HR is excellent for music, while the AKG K712 Pro is good.

Cost

$659
K712 Pro
Fidelio X2HR
$140
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The AKG K712 Pro has a price of $659 and the Philips Fidelio X2HR costs $140.

Build Quality

8.5
K712 Pro
Fidelio X2HR
9.0
The Philips Fidelio X2HR has excellent build quality, while the AKG K712 Pro has very good build quality.
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Key similarities

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Gaming

7.0
K712 Pro
Fidelio X2HR
7.0
The Philips Fidelio X2HR and AKG K712 Pro are both good for gaming.

Phone Calls

4.9
K712 Pro
Fidelio X2HR
5.0
The Philips Fidelio X2HR and AKG K712 Pro are both poor for phone calls.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

7.8
K712 Pro
Fidelio X2HR
7.9
The Philips Fidelio X2HR and AKG K712 Pro are both good for podcasts and audiobooks.

TV and Video

8.4
K712 Pro
Fidelio X2HR
8.8
The Philips Fidelio X2HR and AKG K712 Pro are both very good for TV and video.

Noise Reduction

2.5
K712 Pro
Fidelio X2HR
2.5
The AKG K712 Pro and Philips Fidelio X2HR are both poor for noise reduction.

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How the AKG K712 Pro and the Philips Fidelio X2HR compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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AKG K712 ProPhilips Fidelio X2HR
AKG K712 ProPhilips Fidelio X2HR

GENERAL

Price
$659
$140
Brand
AKGPhilips
Release Date
July 1, 2013September 1, 2014
Form Factor
HeadphonesHeadphones
Connectivity
WiredWired

SOUND

Music Score
7.8/109.3/10
Phone Calls Score
4.9/105/10
Gaming Score
7/107.1/10
TV and Video Score
8.5/108.9/10
Exercise Score
4.4/104.5/10

FEATURES

Active Noise Cancelling
NoNo
Noise Reduction Score
2.5/102.5/10
Virtual Surround
NoN/A

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
8.5/109/10
Comfort score
8.4/108.4/10
Weight (headset or single earbud)
235 Grams390 Grams
Waterproof Rating
00
Dustproof Rating
00

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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."

Philips Fidelio X2HR

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Liquid Audio

Stefan | May 2022
"This piece is a fantastic option for music lovers searching for premium sound and a snug fit. You should get these headphones if you care about sound quality and want to hear music in a new light. This technology is a great option for high-quality headphones with superb sound reproduction."

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About Philips

Philips is a Dutch conglomerate and electronics manufacturer with over 130 years of history. Philips makes the Fidelio audio line which includes several models of full-sized wired and wireless headphones, true wireless earbuds. soundbars and wireless speakers.

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