54points

Beats by Dre Mixr

57points

Creative WP-300

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Beats by Dre Mixr
Creative WP-300
Comparison winner
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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24 facts in comparison

Beats by Dre Mixr vs Creative WP-300 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Beats by Dre Mixr
Creative WP-300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Beats by Dre Mixr
Creative WP-300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
54
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57
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99
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Why is Beats by Dre Mixr better than Creative WP-300 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Creative WP-300 better than Beats by Dre Mixr & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Weight
    107gvs210,289g
  • Has a neodymium magnet

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Beats by Dre Mixr & Creative WP-300?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a straight plug
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has a mute function

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre Mixr
Creative WP-300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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 a detachable cable
Beats by Dre Mixr
Creative WP-300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Beats by Dre Mixr
Creative WP-300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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.

4.weight

210g

107g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Beats by Dre Mixr
Creative WP-300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

6.has included ear pads
Beats by Dre Mixr
Creative WP-300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats by Dre Mixr
Creative WP-300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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 Mixr
Creative WP-300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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 Mixr
Creative WP-300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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.

4.driver unit size

40mm

34mm

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Beats by Dre Mixr
Creative WP-300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Beats by Dre Mixr
Creative WP-300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats by Dre Mixr
Creative WP-300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre Mixr
Creative WP-300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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 Mixr
Creative WP-300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Beats by Dre Mixr
Creative WP-300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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 Mixr
Creative WP-300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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
Beats by Dre Mixr
Creative WP-300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

4.has a mute function
Beats by Dre Mixr
Creative WP-300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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