74points

Beats Solo 3 Wireless

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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Beats Solo 3 Wireless vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
74
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99
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Why is Beats Solo 3 Wireless better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • 74g lighter
    215gvs289g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Beats Solo 3 Wireless?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has included ear pads
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1
  • Has a straight plug
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    2vs1
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has a mute function

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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 a detachable cable
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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.

4.weight

215g

289g

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5.can be folded
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

6.has included ear pads
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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 Solo 3 Wireless
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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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.can be used as a headset
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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.

4.warranty period

1

2

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

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5.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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Parrot Zik Sport

8

6.has a mute function
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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