62points
63points

Bose SoundSport Wireless

77points
65points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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Cost-effectiveness winner
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Bose SoundSport Wireless vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
62
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Bose SoundSport Wireless
77
points
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Why is Bose SoundSport Wireless better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Sweat resistance
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  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4.2vs4
  • 266.3g lighter
    ?

    22.7gvs289g
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • 1h shorter charge time
    ?

    2hvs3h
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an in-ear form
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
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Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Bose SoundSport Wireless?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 18h longer battery life
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    24hvs6h
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    2vs1
  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Can be folded
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Price comparison

Bose SoundSport Wireless

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundSport Wireless AmazonBose SoundSport, Wireless Earbuds, (Swea...Bose SoundSport, Wireless Earbuds, (Sweatproof Bluetooth Headphones for Running and Sports), Black
Amazon logo
$129.00
Bose SoundSport Wireless AmazonBose SoundSport Wireless Headphones (Aqu...Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones (Aqua) (Renewed)
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$88.05
Bose SoundSport Wireless AmazonBose SoundSport Wireless Headphones, Aqu...Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones, Aqua (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.99
Bose SoundSport Wireless AmazonBose 761529-0010 SoundSport Wireless Hea...Bose 761529-0010 SoundSport Wireless Headphones, Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$99.99
Bose SoundSport Wireless AmazonBose SoundSport Wireless Headphones, Bla...Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones, Black (Renewed)
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$69.86
Bose SoundSport Wireless AmazonBose SoundSport, Wireless Earbuds, (Swea...Bose SoundSport, Wireless Earbuds, (Sweatproof Bluetooth Headphones for Running and Sports), Citron
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$129.00
Bose SoundSport Wireless AmazonBose SoundSport Wireless Headphones Blac...Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones Black
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$129.00
Bose SoundSport Wireless AmazonBose SoundSport, Wireless Earbuds, (Swea...Bose SoundSport, Wireless Earbuds, (Sweatproof Bluetooth Headphones for Running and Sports), Aqua
Amazon logo
$129.00
Bose SoundSport Wireless pricegrabberBose Soundsport wireless in-ear headphon...Bose Soundsport wireless in-ear headphones (black)
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$129.00
Bose SoundSport Wireless aliexpressBose SoundSport Free True Wireless Bluet...Bose SoundSport Free True Wireless Bluetooth Earphones TWS Sports Earbuds Waterproof Headphones Sweatproof Headset with Mic
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$226.98
Bose SoundSport Wireless walmartBose SoundLink Around Ear Wireless Bluet...Bose SoundLink Around Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphones II - Black
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$229.00

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

ProductStorePrice
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE AmazonPlantronics 207120-21 Backbeat Pro 2 Spe...Plantronics 207120-21 Backbeat Pro 2 Special Edition - Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones
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$139.99
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE walmartPlantronics Wrls Noise Cancelling Backbe...Plantronics Wrls Noise Cancelling Backbeat - Headphones (Black & Tan) (Pro 2)
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$132.99

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundSport 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 an over-the-ear form
Bose SoundSport 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.
3.has a detachable cable
Bose SoundSport 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.
4.sweat resistance
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

22.7g

289g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.has passive noise reduction
Bose SoundSport 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 cancellation (noise control)
Bose SoundSport 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.
3.has a neodymium magnet
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.Battery life

6h

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.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

2h

3h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.has a removable battery
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.2

4

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.maximum Bluetooth range

9m

100m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose SoundSport 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.
6.supports Wi-Fi
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Bose SoundSport 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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Bose SoundSport 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.
6.warranty period

1

2

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

Price comparison

Bose SoundSport Wireless

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundSport Wireless AmazonBose SoundSport, Wireless Earbuds, (Swea...Bose SoundSport, Wireless Earbuds, (Sweatproof Bluetooth Headphones for Running and Sports), Black
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$129.00
Bose SoundSport Wireless AmazonBose SoundSport Wireless Headphones (Aqu...Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones (Aqua) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$88.05
Bose SoundSport Wireless AmazonBose SoundSport Wireless Headphones, Aqu...Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones, Aqua (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.99
Bose SoundSport Wireless AmazonBose 761529-0010 SoundSport Wireless Hea...Bose 761529-0010 SoundSport Wireless Headphones, Black (Renewed)
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$99.99
Bose SoundSport Wireless AmazonBose SoundSport Wireless Headphones, Bla...Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones, Black (Renewed)
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$69.86
Bose SoundSport Wireless AmazonBose SoundSport, Wireless Earbuds, (Swea...Bose SoundSport, Wireless Earbuds, (Sweatproof Bluetooth Headphones for Running and Sports), Citron
Amazon logo
$129.00
Bose SoundSport Wireless AmazonBose SoundSport Wireless Headphones Blac...Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones Black
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$129.00
Bose SoundSport Wireless AmazonBose SoundSport, Wireless Earbuds, (Swea...Bose SoundSport, Wireless Earbuds, (Sweatproof Bluetooth Headphones for Running and Sports), Aqua
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$129.00
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$129.00
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$226.98
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$229.00

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

ProductStorePrice
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE AmazonPlantronics 207120-21 Backbeat Pro 2 Spe...Plantronics 207120-21 Backbeat Pro 2 Special Edition - Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones
Amazon logo
$139.99
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE walmartPlantronics Wrls Noise Cancelling Backbe...Plantronics Wrls Noise Cancelling Backbeat - Headphones (Black & Tan) (Pro 2)
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$132.99

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