92points

AKG N700NC Wireless

61points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2

47points

Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Comparison winner
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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36 facts in comparison

AKG N700NC Wireless vs Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 vs Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
92
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61
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47
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99
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Why is AKG N700NC Wireless better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 & Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Has a tangle free cable

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 better than AKG N700NC Wireless & Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

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

Why is Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 better than AKG N700NC Wireless & Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Weight
    26.7gvs261,155,289g
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than AKG N700NC Wireless & Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 & Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2?

  • Number of microphones
    2vs1,1,1
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has a mute function

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
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 a detachable cable
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
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.

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
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.

4.weight

261g

155g

26.7g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
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.

2.has a neodymium magnet
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
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.

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
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
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
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.

4.Has WiFi
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
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.can be used as a headset
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
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.

3.has an in-line control panel
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
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.

4.number of microphones

1

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 noise canceling microphone
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

6.has voice prompts
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
AKG N700NC Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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