44points

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700

90points

Philips SHB8750NC

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

73points

Yamaha Pro 500

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Philips SHB8750NC
Comparison winner
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500
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Audio-Technica ATH-ES700 vs Philips SHB8750NC vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Yamaha Pro 500

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ES700 better than Philips SHB8750NC & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Yamaha Pro 500?

  • Lowest frequency
    5Hzvs10,20,20Hz
  • Weight
    160gvs226,289,369g

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Audio-Technica ATH-ES700 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Yamaha Pro 500?

  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs56,32,23 Ohms
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Audio-Technica ATH-ES700 & Philips SHB8750NC & Yamaha Pro 500?

  • Has a mute function

Why is Yamaha Pro 500 better than Audio-Technica ATH-ES700 & Philips SHB8750NC & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Sound pressure level
    106dB/mWvs104,105,93dB/mW
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Driver unit size
    50mmvs42,32,40mm

Top specs and features

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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-ES700
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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

160g

226g

289g

369g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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-ES700
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

10Hz

20Hz

20Hz

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

30000Hz

22000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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

104dB/mW

105dB/mW

93dB/mW

106dB/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.driver unit size

42mm

32mm

40mm

50mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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-ES700
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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-ES700
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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-ES700
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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-ES700
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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 mute function
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Yamaha Pro 500

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

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