61points

Audio-Technica ATH-W5000

93points

Bose QuietComfort 35

95points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
Comparison winner
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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24 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-W5000 vs Bose QuietComfort 35 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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93
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95
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Why is Audio-Technica ATH-W5000 better than Bose QuietComfort 35 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Lowest frequency
    5Hzvs10,20Hz
  • Has a tangle free cable

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 better than Audio-Technica ATH-W5000 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Audio-Technica ATH-W5000 & Bose QuietComfort 35?

  • Weight
    289gvs340,309g
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a mute function

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
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-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
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-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
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.weight

340g

309g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has included ear pads
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

10Hz

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.sound pressure level

102dB/mW

90dB/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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
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.

4.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
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.

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
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-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
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-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
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 noise canceling microphone
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

4.has a mute function
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bose QuietComfort 35
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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