80points

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

55points

Bose QuietComfort 15

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

89points

Sony MDR-1000X

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Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT vs Bose QuietComfort 15 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Sony MDR-1000X

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Bose QuietComfort 15
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Bose QuietComfort 15
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X

Why is Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT better than Bose QuietComfort 15 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sony MDR-1000X?

    Why is Bose QuietComfort 15 better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sony MDR-1000X?

    • Weight
      140gvs310,289,275g
    • Has an in-line control panel
    • Has a removable battery
    • Has removable speakers

    Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Bose QuietComfort 15 & Sony MDR-1000X?

    • Has a mute function

    Why is Sony MDR-1000X better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Bose QuietComfort 15 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

    • Has a neodymium magnet

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Bose QuietComfort 15
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-1000X

    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
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Bose QuietComfort 15
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-1000X

    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.has a detachable cable
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Bose QuietComfort 15
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-1000X

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

    4.weight

    310g

    140g

    289g

    275g

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    5.can be folded
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Bose QuietComfort 15
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-1000X

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

    6.sweat resistant
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Bose QuietComfort 15
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-1000X

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

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    Sound quality

    1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Bose QuietComfort 15
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-1000X

    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
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Bose QuietComfort 15
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-1000X

    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)
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Bose QuietComfort 15
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-1000X

    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
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Bose QuietComfort 15
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-1000X

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Bose QuietComfort 15
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-1000X

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

    3.has a removable battery
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Bose QuietComfort 15
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-1000X

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

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Bose QuietComfort 15
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-1000X

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Bose QuietComfort 15
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-1000X

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

    3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Bose QuietComfort 15
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-1000X

    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
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Bose QuietComfort 15
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-1000X

    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
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Bose QuietComfort 15
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-1000X

    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
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Bose QuietComfort 15
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-1000X

    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 noise canceling microphone
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Bose QuietComfort 15
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-1000X

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

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    5.has a mute function
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Bose QuietComfort 15
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-1000X

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

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