62points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2

65points

Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

96points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
Comparison winner
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 vs Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
62
points
65
points
96
points

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 better than Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Impedance
    27 Ohmsvs34,32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet

Why is Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs20,20Hz
  • Weight
    130gvs155,289g

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 & Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Number of microphones
    2vs1,1
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a mute function

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
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.weight

155g

130g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

6.has included ear pads
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

10Hz

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

2.highest frequency

22000Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

99dB/mW

111dB/mW

93dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
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.

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
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.

6.impedance

27 Ohms

34 Ohms

32 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
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.

2.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
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.

3.number of microphones

1

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

4.has an in-line control panel
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
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.

5.has a mute function
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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