Beats by Dre Solo 2 WirelessPhilips SHB9100
Top 33%888 points
Top 33%
Top 46%713 points
Top 46%
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Philips SHB9100
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Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless vs Philips SHB9100: 24 facts in comparison

1. weight

75g lighter.
215g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
140g

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 Solo 2 Wireless
Philips SHB9100
48% 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 Solo 2 Wireless
Philips SHB9100
33% have it

4. 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 Solo 2 Wireless
Philips SHB9100
73% have it

5. 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 Solo 2 Wireless
Philips SHB9100
38% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Philips SHB9100
31% have it

7. 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 Solo 2 Wireless
Philips SHB9100
44% have it

8. 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 Solo 2 Wireless
Philips SHB9100
36% have it

9. has an over-the-ear form

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.
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Philips SHB9100
42% have it

10. 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 Solo 2 Wireless
Philips SHB9100
75% have it

11. 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 Solo 2 Wireless
Philips SHB9100
32% have it

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Philips SHB9100
53% have it

13. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Philips SHB9100
16% have it

14. control panel placed on a device

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.
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Philips SHB9100
14% have it

16. 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 Solo 2 Wireless
Philips SHB9100
13% have it

17. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Philips SHB9100
8% have it

18. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
1

19. Bluetooth version

1.9 newer Bluetooth version.
4
B&O Beoplay E8: 4.2
2.1

20. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

21. 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 Solo 2 Wireless
Philips SHB9100
87% have it

22. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Philips SHB9100
22% have it

23. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Philips SHB9100
8% have it

24. maximum bluetooth range

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
9.1m
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE: 100m
15m

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