42points

Audio-Technica ATH-WS77

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

89points

Sony MDR-1000X

45points

Soul Electronics Transform

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Audio-Technica ATH-WS77 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sony MDR-1000X vs Soul Electronics Transform

Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-1000X
Soul Electronics Transform
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-1000X
Soul Electronics Transform

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-WS77 better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sony MDR-1000X & Soul Electronics Transform?

    Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Audio-Technica ATH-WS77 & Sony MDR-1000X & Soul Electronics Transform?

    • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    • Has a battery level indicator
    • Has a straight plug
    • Has a mute function

    Why is Sony MDR-1000X better than Audio-Technica ATH-WS77 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Soul Electronics Transform?

    • Has a neodymium magnet
    • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

    Why is Soul Electronics Transform better than Audio-Technica ATH-WS77 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sony MDR-1000X?

    • Weight
      150gvs175,289,275g
    • Has an in-line control panel
    • Has a tangle free cable
    • Sweat resistant
    • Has an on-ear form
    • Weather sealed
    • Has removable speakers

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-1000X
    Soul Electronics Transform

    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-WS77
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-1000X
    Soul Electronics Transform

    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

    175g

    289g

    275g

    150g

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    4.has a detachable cable
    Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-1000X
    Soul Electronics Transform

    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-WS77
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-1000X
    Soul Electronics Transform

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

    6.has a tangle free cable
    Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-1000X
    Soul Electronics Transform

    The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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    Sound quality

    1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-1000X
    Soul Electronics Transform

    The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

    2.has a neodymium magnet
    Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-1000X
    Soul Electronics Transform

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

    3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-1000X
    Soul Electronics Transform

    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-WS77
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-1000X
    Soul Electronics Transform

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-1000X
    Soul Electronics Transform

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-1000X
    Soul Electronics Transform

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-1000X
    Soul Electronics Transform

    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-WS77
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-1000X
    Soul Electronics Transform

    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-WS77
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-1000X
    Soul Electronics Transform

    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-WS77
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-1000X
    Soul Electronics Transform

    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-WS77
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-1000X
    Soul Electronics Transform

    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-WS77
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
    Sony MDR-1000X
    Soul Electronics Transform

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

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