54points

Able Planet SH180RDM

57points

Phiaton PS 20 NC

90points

Philips SHB8750NC

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Able Planet SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
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Able Planet SH180RDM vs Phiaton PS 20 NC vs Philips SHB8750NC vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Able Planet SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Able Planet SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Why is Able Planet SH180RDM better than Phiaton PS 20 NC & Philips SHB8750NC & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Phiaton PS 20 NC better than Able Planet SH180RDM & Philips SHB8750NC & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Weight
    16gvs400,226,289g
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Able Planet SH180RDM & Phiaton PS 20 NC & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs20,15,20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Able Planet SH180RDM & Phiaton PS 20 NC & Philips SHB8750NC?

  • Has a mute function

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Able Planet SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
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 an over-the-ear form
Able Planet SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
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.

3.weight

400g

16g

226g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Able Planet SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
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.

5.has an in-ear form
Able Planet SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
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 SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

15Hz

10Hz

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

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

22000Hz

22000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Able Planet SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
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

121dB/mW

101dB/mW

105dB/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 a neodymium magnet
Able Planet SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
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.

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Able Planet SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Able Planet SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Able Planet SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Able Planet SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Able Planet SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Able Planet SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
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 SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Able Planet SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
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.has an in-line control panel
Able Planet SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
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.

3.can be used as a headset
Able Planet SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
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.

4.has a mute function
Able Planet SH180RDM
Phiaton PS 20 NC
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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