65points
53points

Bose SoundSport Wireless

89points
68points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

88points
77points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Bose SoundSport Wireless
Comparison winner
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Cost-effectiveness winner
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
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Bose SoundSport Wirelessvs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SEvs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
65
points
Bose SoundSport Wireless
89
points
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
88
points
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Why is Bose SoundSport Wireless better than the others?

  • Weight
    22.7gvs289,221.1g
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4,4
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?

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

  • Battery life
    ?

    24hvs6,19h
  • Maximum Bluetooth range
    ?

    100mvs9,10m
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than the others?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?

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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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
4.sweat resistant
?

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

Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
5.weight
?

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6.travel bag is included
?

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

Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
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.

Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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

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50h

6h

24h

19h

2.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

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0.46h

2h

3h

2h

3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
5.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

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2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
3.maximum Bluetooth range
?

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

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100m

9m

100m

10m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
5.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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
6.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Bose SoundSport Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
3.number of microphones
?

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

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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.

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
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

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
6.warranty period
?

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

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