55points

AKG N20

42points

Motorola SF200

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

88points

Sony MDR-100ABN

AKG N20
Motorola SF200
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN
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26 facts in comparison

AKG N20 vs Motorola SF200 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Sony MDR-100ABN

AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN
AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN
55
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42
points
99
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88
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Why is AKG N20 better than Motorola SF200 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has a tangle free cable

Why is Motorola SF200 better than AKG N20 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Sweat resistant

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than AKG N20 & Motorola SF200 & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a mute function

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than AKG N20 & Motorola SF200 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an on-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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
AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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
AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.has a tangle free cable
AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has included ear pads
AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.sweat resistant
AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

2.has a neodymium magnet
AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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
AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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
AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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
AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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
AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

1

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

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8

5.has a mute function
AKG N20
Motorola SF200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

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