11points

AudioQuest NightHawk

62points

JLab Audio Bombora

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

87points

Sony MDR-100ABN

AudioQuest NightHawk
JLab Audio Bombora
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AudioQuest NightHawk vs JLab Audio Bombora vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Sony MDR-100ABN

AudioQuest NightHawk
JLab Audio Bombora
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN
AudioQuest NightHawk
JLab Audio Bombora
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

Why is AudioQuest NightHawk better than JLab Audio Bombora & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sony MDR-100ABN?

    Why is JLab Audio Bombora better than AudioQuest NightHawk & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sony MDR-100ABN?

    • Has a tangle free cable

    Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than AudioQuest NightHawk & JLab Audio Bombora & Sony MDR-100ABN?

    • Has included ear pads
    • Has a straight plug
    • Has a mute function

    Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than AudioQuest NightHawk & JLab Audio Bombora & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

    • Highest frequency
      40000Hzvs10000,20000,20000Hz
    • Has an on-ear form

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

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

    5.has a tangle free cable
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

    6.has included ear pads
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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    Sound quality

    1.highest frequency

    10000Hz

    20000Hz

    20000Hz

    40000Hz

    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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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.driver unit size

    50mm

    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)
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

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

    3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

    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 mute function
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sony MDR-100ABN

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

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