63points

Beats by Dre Pro

48points

Fostex TE-02WP

86points

Philips SHB8850NC

97points

Treblab Z2

Beats by Dre Pro
Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
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Beats by Dre Pro vs Fostex TE-02WP vs Philips SHB8850NC vs Treblab Z2

Beats by Dre Pro
Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2
Beats by Dre Pro
Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

Why is Beats by Dre Pro better than Fostex TE-02WP & Philips SHB8850NC & Treblab Z2?

  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Fostex TE-02WP better than Beats by Dre Pro & Philips SHB8850NC & Treblab Z2?

  • Has an in-ear form
  • Weather sealed

Why is Philips SHB8850NC better than Beats by Dre Pro & Fostex TE-02WP & Treblab Z2?

  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Wireless charging
  • Has voice commands
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Treblab Z2 better than Beats by Dre Pro & Fostex TE-02WP & Philips SHB8850NC?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

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 Pro
Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

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.has a detachable cable
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Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

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

4.can be folded
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Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

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

5.has an in-ear form
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Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

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.

6.sweat resistant
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Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

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

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
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Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

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

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RHA TrueConnect

2.has a neodymium magnet
Beats by Dre Pro
Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

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 Pro
Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

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
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Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
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Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
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Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

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 Pro
Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

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.

4.Has WiFi
Beats by Dre Pro
Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

5.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Beats by Dre Pro
Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

For example

JBL Reflect Contour 2

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Beats by Dre Pro
Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
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Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

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.has an in-line control panel
Beats by Dre Pro
Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

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

3.can be used as a headset
Beats by Dre Pro
Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

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.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Beats by Dre Pro
Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

5.has voice prompts
Beats by Dre Pro
Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

6.has voice commands
Beats by Dre Pro
Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Beats by Dre Pro
Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

2.can be controlled remotely
Beats by Dre Pro
Fostex TE-02WP
Philips SHB8850NC
Treblab Z2

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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