57points

Able Planet SH180GMM

52points

Koss il200k

95points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Able Planet SH180GMM
Koss il200k
Comparison winner
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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26 facts in comparison

Able Planet SH180GMM vs Koss il200k vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Able Planet SH180GMM
Koss il200k
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Able Planet SH180GMM
Koss il200k
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
57
points
52
points
95
points

Why is Able Planet SH180GMM better than Koss il200k & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Koss il200k better than Able Planet SH180GMM & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Lowest frequency
    15Hzvs20,20Hz
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has an earbud form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Able Planet SH180GMM & Koss il200k?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Number of microphones
    2vs1,1
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a straight plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Able Planet SH180GMM
Koss il200k
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 SH180GMM
Koss il200k
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 SH180GMM
Koss il200k
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.can be folded
Able Planet SH180GMM
Koss il200k
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

5.has a tangle free cable
Able Planet SH180GMM
Koss il200k
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has an in-ear form
Able Planet SH180GMM
Koss il200k
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

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

20Hz

15Hz

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 SH180GMM
Koss il200k
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Able Planet SH180GMM
Koss il200k
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Able Planet SH180GMM
Koss il200k
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Able Planet SH180GMM
Koss il200k
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Able Planet SH180GMM
Koss il200k
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Able Planet SH180GMM
Koss il200k
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Able Planet SH180GMM
Koss il200k
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 SH180GMM
Koss il200k
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 SH180GMM
Koss il200k
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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 SH180GMM
Koss il200k
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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