Beats by Dre HeartbeatsSoundMagic PL21
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Beats by Dre Heartbeats vs SoundMagic PL21: 19 facts in comparison

1. weight

12g lighter.

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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
SoundMagic PL21
49% have it

3. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
SoundMagic PL21
35% have it

4. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
SoundMagic PL21
26% have it

5. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
SoundMagic PL21
73% have it

6. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
SoundMagic PL21
45% have it

7. is used as a headset

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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
SoundMagic PL21
34% have it

8. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
SoundMagic PL21
74% have it

9. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
SoundMagic PL21
31% have it

10. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
SoundMagic PL21
44% have it

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
SoundMagic PL21
55% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
SoundMagic PL21
65% 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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
SoundMagic PL21
13% have it

14. number of microphones

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

15. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
SoundMagic PL21
10% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

17. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
SoundMagic PL21
4% have it

18. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
SoundMagic PL21
87% have it

19. 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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
SoundMagic PL21
33% have it

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