66points

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

58points

Denon AH-C250

95points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs Denon AH-C250 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Denon AH-C250
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Denon AH-C250
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M40x better than Denon AH-C250 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Denon AH-C250 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M40x & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Lowest frequency
    4Hzvs15,20,20Hz
  • Weight
    5gvs240,289,289g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M40x & Denon AH-C250 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

    Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Audio-Technica ATH-M40x & Denon AH-C250 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

    • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
    Denon AH-C250
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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-M40x
    Denon AH-C250
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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-M40x
    Denon AH-C250
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

    4.weight

    240g

    5g

    289g

    289g

    Best

    Sony MDR-EX150AP

    3g

    5.has an in-ear form
    Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
    Denon AH-C250
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

    6.can be folded
    Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
    Denon AH-C250
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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    Sound quality

    1.lowest frequency

    15Hz

    4Hz

    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

    24000Hz

    19000Hz

    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-M40x
    Denon AH-C250
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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

    98dB/mW

    109dB/mW

    93dB/mW

    93dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
    Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
    Denon AH-C250
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

    6.impedance

    35 Ohms

    87 Ohms

    32 Ohms

    32 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

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    Power

    1.has a battery level indicator
    Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
    Denon AH-C250
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
    Denon AH-C250
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
    Denon AH-C250
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
    Denon AH-C250
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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-M40x
    Denon AH-C250
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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-M40x
    Denon AH-C250
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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-M40x
    Denon AH-C250
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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-M40x
    Denon AH-C250
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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-M40x
    Denon AH-C250
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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