45points

Beats by Dre urBeats

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Beats by Dre urBeats
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Beats by Dre urBeats vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Beats by Dre urBeats
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre urBeats
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

  • 271g lighter
    18gvs289g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-ear form

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

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 1 more microphone(s)
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
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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 an over-the-ear form
Beats by Dre urBeats
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.

3.weight

18g

289g

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4.has a detachable cable
Beats by Dre urBeats
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.

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

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

6.has an in-ear form
Beats by Dre urBeats
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats by Dre urBeats
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 urBeats
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.

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Power

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

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

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

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre urBeats
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Beats by Dre urBeats
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.has an in-line control panel
Beats by Dre urBeats
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.

3.can be used as a headset
Beats by Dre urBeats
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.

4.number of microphones

1

2

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

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5.has a mute function
Beats by Dre urBeats
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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