53points

Able Planet SH180RDM

86points

JBL Duet BT

100points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

94points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

97points

Sennheiser PXC 550

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
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Able Planet SH180RDMvs JBL Duet BTvs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SEvs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNCvs Sennheiser PXC 550

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
53
points
Able Planet SH180RDM
86
points
JBL Duet BT
100
points
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
94
points
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
97
points
Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is Able Planet SH180RDM better than ...?

  • Higher sound pressure level
    ?

    121dB/mWvs111,93,113,110dB/mW
  • Has a removable battery
    ?

Why is JBL Duet BT better than ...?

  • Lighter
    183.3gvs400,289,221.1,227g
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than ...?

  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than ...?

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than ...?

  • Higher high-frequency
    ?

    23000Hzvs20000,20000,20000,22000Hz
  • Lower low-frequency
    ?

    17Hzvs20,20,20,18Hz

headphones comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
3.has a detachable cable
?

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

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
4.lighter
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

400g

183.3g

289g

221.1g

227g

5.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
6.can be folded
?

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

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550

Sound quality

1. higher high-frequency
?

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

20000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

22000Hz

23000Hz

2. lower low-frequency
?

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

20Hz

20Hz

20Hz

18Hz

17Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
?

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

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
4. higher sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

121dB/mW

111dB/mW

93dB/mW

113dB/mW

110dB/mW

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
?

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.

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
6.has a neodymium magnet
?

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

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
3.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
4.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
3.has an in-line control panel
?

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

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
4.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Mpow H5

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
5.has a mute function
?

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

Able Planet SH180RDM
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550

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