Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2Sony XBA-NC85D
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Top 61%
Top 47%752 points
Top 47%
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
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Top specs and features

Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 vs Sony XBA-NC85D: 18 facts in comparison

1. weight

20.7g lighter.
26.7g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
6g

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 Powerbeats 2
Sony XBA-NC85D
45% have it

3. 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 Powerbeats 2
Sony XBA-NC85D
69% have it

4. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Sony XBA-NC85D
39% have it

5. 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 Powerbeats 2
Sony XBA-NC85D
46% have it

6. can be 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 Powerbeats 2
Sony XBA-NC85D
41% have it

7. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Sony XBA-NC85D
76% have it

8. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Sony XBA-NC85D
21% have it

9. 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 Powerbeats 2
Sony XBA-NC85D
13% have it

10. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Sony XBA-NC85D
42% have it

11. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Sony XBA-NC85D
63% have it

12. 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 Powerbeats 2
Sony XBA-NC85D
31% have it

13. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Sony XBA-NC85D
12% have it

14. 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 Powerbeats 2
Sony XBA-NC85D
83% have it

16. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Sony XBA-NC85D
11% have it

17. 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 Powerbeats 2
Sony XBA-NC85D
34% have it

18. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2
Sony XBA-NC85D
6% have it

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