76points

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless

95points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
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Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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95
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Why is Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 10 Ohms lower impedance
    22 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless?

  • 34g lighter
    289gvs323g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • 7h longer battery life
    24hvs17h
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • 1.84x more battery power
    680mAhvs370mAh

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
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 a detachable cable
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
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.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
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.

4.weight

323g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

10Hz

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.sound pressure level

111dB/mW

93dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
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.

5.impedance

22 Ohms

32 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
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. longer battery life

17h

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.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

2.has a battery level indicator
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.battery power

370mAh

680mAh

Best

Phaz P5

2000mAh

5.has a removable battery
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4.1

4

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
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.

2.can be used as a headset
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

4.number of microphones

1

2

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a mute function
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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