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# 214923 2-Jun-2017 22:58
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Having recently bought a new Android phone, I'm looking for some over-ear headphones to buy as I have difficulty hearing with in-ear buds.

 

https://www.amazon.com/AKG-451-High-Performance-Foldable-Headset/dp/B005LBQ7BY

 

I have tried one of these and they are really good and work quite well. Anyone can buy a set of headphones, but I want something that has handsfree that works with my Samsung Galaxy A3. It also needs to be wired, as I listen to the FM radio quite a lot and it uses that as an aerial.

 

Unfortunately the above headphones are awfully hard to find now. Can any suggest a suitable AKG replacement that doesn't cost the earth, does the same as that, and is available right now?

Thanks smile


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  # 1794026 2-Jun-2017 23:03
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There are aftermarket cables with microphones available for all sorts of headphones, so even if you find one you like that doesnt have a mic for handsfree calling/voice control etc, you can probably get a mic cable for it from aliexpress or amazon pretty cheaply.





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  # 1794031 2-Jun-2017 23:12
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True, but I'd rather have one unit like that instead of buying bits and pieces (which may or may not work).

 

Alternatively, if anyone knows where I can buy that one I listed new (and not too expensively) I'd appreciate it smile


 
 
 
 




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  # 1794286 3-Jun-2017 17:54
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Anyone? :(


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  # 1794378 3-Jun-2017 23:17
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  # 1794562 4-Jun-2017 15:12
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No I missed that one, good spotting. If it has hands free it might be worth a look.



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  # 1794621 4-Jun-2017 18:56
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Does it come with smartphone handsfree as well?




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  # 1794658 4-Jun-2017 21:28
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These look quite appealing (and aren't as expensive):

 

https://www.whathifi.com/akg/y50/review

 

 


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