52points

Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK

43points

Beats by Dre Wireless

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

88points

Sony WH-1000XM2

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Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK vs Beats by Dre Wireless vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sony WH-1000XM2

Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Beats by Dre Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Beats by Dre Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM2

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK better than Beats by Dre Wireless & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sony WH-1000XM2?

  • Weight
    120gvs210,289,275g
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Beats by Dre Wireless better than Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sony WH-1000XM2?

    Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK & Beats by Dre Wireless & Sony WH-1000XM2?

    • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    • Has included ear pads
    • Has a battery level indicator
    • Has a mute function

    Why is Sony WH-1000XM2 better than Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK & Beats by Dre Wireless & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

    • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
    Beats by Dre Wireless
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM2

    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-ES55BK
    Beats by Dre Wireless
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM2

    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

    120g

    210g

    289g

    275g

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    4.has a detachable cable
    Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
    Beats by Dre Wireless
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM2

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

    5.can be folded
    Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
    Beats by Dre Wireless
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM2

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

    6.has included ear pads
    Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
    Beats by Dre Wireless
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM2

    Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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    Sound quality

    1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
    Beats by Dre Wireless
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM2

    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-ES55BK
    Beats by Dre Wireless
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM2

    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-ES55BK
    Beats by Dre Wireless
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM2

    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-ES55BK
    Beats by Dre Wireless
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM2

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
    Beats by Dre Wireless
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM2

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
    Beats by Dre Wireless
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM2

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
    Beats by Dre Wireless
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM2

    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-ES55BK
    Beats by Dre Wireless
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM2

    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-ES55BK
    Beats by Dre Wireless
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM2

    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
    Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
    Beats by Dre Wireless
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM2

    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 a mute function
    Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
    Beats by Dre Wireless
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony WH-1000XM2

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

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