57points

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x

96points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

56points

Teufel Aureol Real

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Comparison winner
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Teufel Aureol Real
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25 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Teufel Aureol Real

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Teufel Aureol Real
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Teufel Aureol Real
57
points
96
points
56
points

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M30x better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Teufel Aureol Real?

  • Lowest frequency
    15Hzvs20,20Hz

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M30x & Teufel Aureol Real?

  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs47,50 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery

Why is Teufel Aureol Real better than Audio-Technica ATH-M30x & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Sound pressure level
    102dB/mWvs96,93dB/mW
  • Weight
    180gvs220,289g
  • Driver unit size
    44mmvs40,40mm
  • Has an open-back design

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Teufel Aureol Real

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-M30x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Teufel Aureol Real

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-M30x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Teufel Aureol Real

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

4.weight

220g

289g

180g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Teufel Aureol Real

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

6.has included ear pads
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Teufel Aureol Real

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

20000Hz

22000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

15Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Teufel Aureol Real

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

96dB/mW

93dB/mW

102dB/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.impedance

47 Ohms

32 Ohms

50 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Teufel Aureol Real

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

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Teufel Aureol Real

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Teufel Aureol Real

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Teufel Aureol Real

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Teufel Aureol Real

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Teufel Aureol Real

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.

2.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Teufel Aureol Real

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.

3.has a mute function
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Teufel Aureol Real

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

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