65points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

72points

Sony MDR-X10

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Comparison winner
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-X10
vs
vs

28 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sony MDR-X10

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-X10
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-X10

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50x better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sony MDR-X10?

  • Weight
    285gvs289,300g
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x & Sony MDR-X10?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a mute function

Why is Sony MDR-X10 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Highest frequency
    29000Hzvs28000,20000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    3Hzvs15,20Hz
  • Impedance
    24 Ohmsvs38,32 Ohms
  • Sound pressure level
    106dB/mWvs99,93dB/mW
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Driver unit size
    50mmvs45,40mm
  • Has an on-ear form

Videos

Powered by

Top specs and features

relevant

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-X10

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-M50x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-X10

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

285g

289g

300g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-X10

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-M50x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-X10

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-X10

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

relevant

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

20Hz

3Hz

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

28000Hz

20000Hz

29000Hz

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-M50x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-X10

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

99dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-X10

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

38 Ohms

32 Ohms

24 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

relevant

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-X10

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-X10

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

relevant

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-X10

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-X10

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

relevant

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-X10

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-M50x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-X10

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-M50x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-X10

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-M50x
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-X10

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

Top 10 headphones

Add to comparison
    This page is currently only available in English.