66points

Able Planet SI1100

56points

Jaybird BlueBuds X

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

95points

Sennheiser PXC 550

Able Planet SI1100
Jaybird BlueBuds X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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Able Planet SI1100 vs Jaybird BlueBuds X vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Able Planet SI1100
Jaybird BlueBuds X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550
Able Planet SI1100
Jaybird BlueBuds X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is Able Planet SI1100 better than Jaybird BlueBuds X & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Lowest frequency
    8Hzvs20,20,17Hz
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an earbud form

Why is Jaybird BlueBuds X better than Able Planet SI1100 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Weight
    13.8gvs362.9,289,227g
  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs24,32,490 Ohms

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Able Planet SI1100 & Jaybird BlueBuds X & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a mute function

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Able Planet SI1100 & Jaybird BlueBuds X & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Highest frequency
    23000Hzvs20000,20000,20000Hz
  • Sound pressure level
    110dB/mWvs100,103,93dB/mW
  • Number of microphones
    3vs1,1,2
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Able Planet SI1100
Jaybird BlueBuds X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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 SI1100
Jaybird BlueBuds X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

362.9g

13.8g

289g

227g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Able Planet SI1100
Jaybird BlueBuds X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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 SI1100
Jaybird BlueBuds X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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 SI1100
Jaybird BlueBuds X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

8Hz

20Hz

20Hz

17Hz

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

20000Hz

20000Hz

23000Hz

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 SI1100
Jaybird BlueBuds X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

103dB/mW

93dB/mW

110dB/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 SI1100
Jaybird BlueBuds X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.impedance

24 Ohms

16 Ohms

32 Ohms

490 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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Able Planet SI1100
Jaybird BlueBuds X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Able Planet SI1100
Jaybird BlueBuds X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Able Planet SI1100
Jaybird BlueBuds X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Able Planet SI1100
Jaybird BlueBuds X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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 SI1100
Jaybird BlueBuds X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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 SI1100
Jaybird BlueBuds X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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 SI1100
Jaybird BlueBuds X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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 SI1100
Jaybird BlueBuds X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.number of microphones

1

1

2

3

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 SI1100
Jaybird BlueBuds X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

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