38points

Beats by Dre urBeats SE

60points

Pioneer HDJ-500T

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Pioneer HDJ-500T
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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25 facts in comparison

Beats by Dre urBeats SE vs Pioneer HDJ-500T vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Pioneer HDJ-500T
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Pioneer HDJ-500T
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Why is Beats by Dre urBeats SE better than Pioneer HDJ-500T & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Weight
    18gvs195,289g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an earbud form

Why is Pioneer HDJ-500T better than Beats by Dre urBeats SE & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Beats by Dre urBeats SE & Pioneer HDJ-500T?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Number of microphones
    2vs1,1
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a rechargeable battery

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Pioneer HDJ-500T
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 an over-the-ear form
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Pioneer HDJ-500T
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.

3.has a detachable cable
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Pioneer HDJ-500T
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.

4.weight

18g

195g

289g

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5.can be folded
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Pioneer HDJ-500T
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Pioneer HDJ-500T
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Pioneer HDJ-500T
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.driver unit size

9mm

40mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

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106mm

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Pioneer HDJ-500T
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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Pioneer HDJ-500T
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Pioneer HDJ-500T
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Pioneer HDJ-500T
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Pioneer HDJ-500T
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 urBeats SE
Pioneer HDJ-500T
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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Pioneer HDJ-500T
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.has an in-line control panel
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Pioneer HDJ-500T
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.

3.can be used as a headset
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Pioneer HDJ-500T
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.

4.number of microphones

1

1

2

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a mute function
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Pioneer HDJ-500T
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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