65points
52points

Bose SoundSport Wireless

86points
68points

JBL Live 650BTNC

89points
63points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Bose SoundSport Wireless
Cost-effectiveness winner
JBL Live 650BTNC
Comparison winner
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
vs
vs

38 facts in comparison

Bose SoundSport Wirelessvs JBL Live 650BTNCvs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Bose SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
65
points
Bose SoundSport Wireless
86
points
JBL Live 650BTNC
89
points
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Why is Bose SoundSport Wireless better than the others?

  • Weight
    22.7gvs260,289g
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.2,4
  • Charge time
    ?

    2hvs2,3h
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?

Why is JBL Live 650BTNC better than the others?

  • Battery life
    ?

    30hvs6,24h

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than the others?

  • Number of microphones
    ?

    2vs1,1
  • Warranty period
    ?

    2vs1,1
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Price comparison

Cheap alternatives

Design

1.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.

Bose SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
2.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 SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
3.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.

Bose SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
4.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Bose SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
5.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

22.7g

260g

289g

6.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Bose SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Sound quality

1.has 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 SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
2.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

Bose SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
3.has a neodymium magnet
?

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

For example

Audeze LCD-1

Bose SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Power

1.Battery life
?

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.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

6h

30h

24h

2.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

2h

2h

3h

3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Bose SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Bose SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
5.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Bose SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Skullcandy Sesh

5

4.2

4.2

4

2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bose SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
3.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 SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

Bose SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
5.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Bose SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

Bose SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

Bose SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

1

2

4.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 SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Jabra Elite 75t

Bose SoundSport Wireless
JBL Live 650BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
6.warranty period
?

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

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

1

1

2

Price comparison

Which are the best headphones?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.