48points

Beats by Dre Heartbeats

50points

Koss PRO4AAT

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

87points

Sony MDR-100ABN

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Beats by Dre Heartbeats vs Koss PRO4AAT vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sony MDR-100ABN

Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Koss PRO4AAT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-100ABN
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Koss PRO4AAT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-100ABN

Why is Beats by Dre Heartbeats better than Koss PRO4AAT & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Weight
    20gvs839.15,289,290g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has an earbud form

Why is Koss PRO4AAT better than Beats by Dre Heartbeats & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Beats by Dre Heartbeats & Koss PRO4AAT & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has a mute function

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Beats by Dre Heartbeats & Koss PRO4AAT & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has an on-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Koss PRO4AAT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Koss PRO4AAT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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.weight

20g

839.15g

289g

290g

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Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Koss PRO4AAT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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.

5.can be folded
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Koss PRO4AAT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

6.has an in-ear form
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Koss PRO4AAT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Koss PRO4AAT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-100ABN

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
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Koss PRO4AAT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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.

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Koss PRO4AAT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Koss PRO4AAT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-100ABN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Koss PRO4AAT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Koss PRO4AAT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-100ABN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Koss PRO4AAT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Koss PRO4AAT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Koss PRO4AAT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Koss PRO4AAT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Koss PRO4AAT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

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