59points

Beats X

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Beats X
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Beats X vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Beats X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Why is Beats X better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • 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 X?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be folded
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • 16h longer battery life
    24hvs8h
  • Has a straight plug

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats X
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 X
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.has a detachable cable
Beats X
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.

4.has an in-ear form
Beats X
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.

5.can be folded
Beats X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Beats X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats X
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 X
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. longer battery life

8h

24h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

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2.has a battery level indicator
Beats X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Beats X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats X
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 X
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 X
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 X
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

2

2

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

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5.warranty period

2

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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6.has a mute function
Beats X
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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