Bang & Olufsen A8Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Top 68%429 points
Top 68%
Top 33%894 points
Top 33%
Bang & Olufsen A8
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
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Top specs and features

Bang & Olufsen A8 vs Plantronics Backbeat Pro: 18 facts in comparison

1. weight

318g lighter.
22g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
340g

2. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
47% have it

3. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
72% have it

4. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
39% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
25% have it

6. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
53% have it

7. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
76% have it

8. has an over-the-ear form

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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
42% have it

9. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
41% have it

10. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
17% have it

11. control panel placed on a device

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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
15% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
63% have it

13. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
13% have it

14. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
9% have it

15. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
86% have it

16. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
3% have it

17. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
33% have it

18. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
1% have it
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