62points

Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
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Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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points
99
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Why is Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
    8Hzvs20Hz
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 176g lighter
    113gvs289g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a detachable cable
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

4.weight

113g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has an in-ear form
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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.

6.can be folded
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

8Hz

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

93dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

24 Ohms

32 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

2.can be used as a headset
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a mute function
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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