37points

Bose SIE2

96points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Bose SIE2
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Bose SIE2 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Bose SIE2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Bose SIE2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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Why is Bose SIE2 better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • 272g lighter
    17gvs289g
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Weather sealed

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Bose SIE2?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Can be folded
  • Control panel placed on a device

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SIE2
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
Bose SIE2
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
Bose SIE2
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.weight

17g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Bose SIE2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

6.has included ear pads
Bose SIE2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bose SIE2
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)
Bose SIE2
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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bose SIE2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose SIE2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SIE2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose SIE2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bose SIE2
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.

2.control panel placed on a device
Bose SIE2
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.

3.has a mute function
Bose SIE2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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