47points

Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X

54points

Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT

83points

JBL Duet BT

93points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
JBL Duet BT
Comparison winner
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X vs Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT vs JBL Duet BT vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X better than Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT & JBL Duet BT & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs16,20,20Hz

Why is Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT better than Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X & JBL Duet BT & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

    Why is JBL Duet BT better than Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X & Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

    • Has an in-line control panel

    Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X & Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT & JBL Duet BT?

    • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    • Has a mute function

    Top specs and features

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
    Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
    JBL Duet 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
    Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
    JBL Duet 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
    Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
    JBL Duet 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
    Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
    JBL Duet 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
    Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
    JBL Duet BT
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

    6.has included ear pads
    Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
    Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
    JBL Duet BT
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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    Sound quality

    1.highest frequency

    23000Hz

    20000Hz

    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

    2.lowest frequency

    10Hz

    16Hz

    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-WS33X
    Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
    JBL Duet 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.

    4.driver unit size

    40mm

    40mm

    40mm

    40mm

    The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

    Best

    Audeze LCD2 Classic

    106mm

    5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
    Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
    JBL Duet 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
    Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
    JBL Duet BT
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
    Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
    JBL Duet BT
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

    3.has a removable battery
    Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
    Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
    JBL Duet BT
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

    For example

    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
    Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
    JBL Duet BT
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
    Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
    JBL Duet BT
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
    Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
    JBL Duet 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
    Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
    JBL Duet 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 an in-line control panel
    Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
    Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
    JBL Duet BT
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

    There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

    4.has a mute function
    Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
    Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
    JBL Duet BT
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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