56points

Audio-Technica ATH-M20

20points

JBL Synchros S210BT

95points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Audio-Technica ATH-M20
JBL Synchros S210BT
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20 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M20 vs JBL Synchros S210BT vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Audio-Technica ATH-M20
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
56
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20
points
95
points

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M20 better than JBL Synchros S210BT & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is JBL Synchros S210BT better than Audio-Technica ATH-M20 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Has an earbud form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M20 & JBL Synchros S210BT?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

5.has included ear pads
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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-M20
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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-M20
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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-M20
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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-M20
JBL Synchros S210BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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