57points

Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless

95points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
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Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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95
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Why is Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • 265g lighter
    24gvs289g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

24g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

6.sweat resistant
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

2.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

100m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

4.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

5.number of microphones

1

2

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

6.has a mute function
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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