Bose IE2Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Top 70%395 points
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Top 2%1,302 points
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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Top specs and features

Bose IE2 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2: 23 facts in comparison

1. weight

270.5g lighter.
18.5g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
289g

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.
Bose IE2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
47% have it

3. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
72% have it

4. 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.
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
39% have it

5. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
32% have it

6. 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.
Bose IE2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
44% have it

7. 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.
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
37% have it

8. 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.
Bose IE2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
42% have it

9. 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.
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
76% have it

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
53% 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.
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
31% have it

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
41% have it

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
63% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
17% 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.
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
13% have it

17. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
9% 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
2

19. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Bose IE2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
86% have it

20. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
10% have it

21. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
4% have it

22. has an in-ear form

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.
Bose IE2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
33% have it

23. has a mute function

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
0% have it

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