47points

Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X

94points

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

54points

Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X vs Bose QuietComfort 35 II vs Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X better than Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs10,16,20Hz
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 II better than Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X & Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has voice prompts
  • Has voice commands

Why is Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT better than Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X & Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Has a tangle free cable

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X & Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT?

  • Has a mute function

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
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 an over-the-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
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.

3.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
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.

4.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

5.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has included ear pads
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

10Hz

16Hz

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

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1Hz

2.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
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.

3.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
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.

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
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-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
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-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
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-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

4.has voice prompts
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

5.has a mute function
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

6.has voice commands
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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