52points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4

38points

JBL Bassline

97points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

100points

Sony WH-1000XM3

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 vs JBL Bassline vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Sony WH-1000XM3

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
JBL Bassline
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony WH-1000XM3
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
JBL Bassline
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 better than JBL Bassline & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sony WH-1000XM3?

    Why is JBL Bassline better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sony WH-1000XM3?

      Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 & JBL Bassline & Sony WH-1000XM3?

      • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
      • Has included ear pads
      • Has a mute function

      Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 & JBL Bassline & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

      • Highest frequency
        40000Hzvs20000,22000,20000Hz
      • Lowest frequency
        4Hzvs20,10,20Hz
      • Has a neodymium magnet
      • Number of microphones
        3vs1,1,2
      • Has voice prompts
      • Has voice commands
      • Has USB Type-C

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      Design

      1.has stereo speakers
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

      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 H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

      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 H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

      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
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

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

      5.sweat resistant
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

      Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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      RHA TrueConnect

      6.has included ear pads
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

      Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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      Sound quality

      1.highest frequency

      20000Hz

      22000Hz

      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.lowest frequency

      20Hz

      10Hz

      20Hz

      4Hz

      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
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

      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 a neodymium magnet
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

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

      6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

      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
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

      An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

      2.has a rechargeable battery
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

      The battery can be recharged and used over again.

      3.has a removable battery
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

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

      For example

      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

      4.Has USB Type-C
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

      The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

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      Connectivity

      1.Can be used wirelessly
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

      Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

      2.has a 3.5mm male connector
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

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

      3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

      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.

      4.Has WiFi
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

      The device can connect to WiFi.

      For example

      Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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      Features

      1.control panel placed on a device
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

      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
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

      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
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

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

      4.number of microphones

      1

      1

      2

      3

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

      Best

      Parrot Zik Sport

      8

      5.has a noise canceling microphone
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

      These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

      For example

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      6.has voice prompts
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

      This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

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      Miscellaneous

      1.wireless charging
      Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
      JBL Bassline
      Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
      Sony WH-1000XM3

      The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

      For example

      Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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