90points

Bowers & Wilkins PX7

77points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Bowers & Wilkins PX7
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Bowers & Wilkins PX7 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Why is Bowers & Wilkins PX7 better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 10000Hz higher high-frequency
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    30000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 6h longer battery life
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    30hvs24h
  • 1 newer Bluetooth version
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    5vs4
  • 3.6mm bigger driver unit
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    43.6mmvs40mm
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • 4 more microphone(s)
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    6vs2
  • Has a tangle free cable
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Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Bowers & Wilkins PX7?

  • 21g lighter
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    289gvs310g
  • Can be folded
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  • 90m greater wireless connectivity range
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    100mvs10m
  • Has an L-shaped plug
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Price comparison

Bowers & Wilkins PX7

ProductStorePrice
Bowers & Wilkins PX7 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PX7 Over Ear Wireless B...Bowers & Wilkins PX7 Over Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone, Adaptive Noise Cancelling - Silver
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$349.68
Bowers & Wilkins PX7 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PX7 Over Ear Wireless B...Bowers & Wilkins PX7 Over Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone, Adaptive Noise Cancelling - Space Grey
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$349.91
Bowers & Wilkins PX7 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PX7 Over Ear Wireless B...Bowers & Wilkins PX7 Over Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone, Adaptive Noise Cancelling - Carbon Edition
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$399.99
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$349.99
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$349.99
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$6.95

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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$149.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
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
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
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
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
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
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

310g

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.can be folded
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sound quality

1.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.
2.highest frequency

30000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
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.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
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.
6.driver unit size

43.6mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Power

1.Battery life

30h

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
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

3h

3h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.Has USB Type-C
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
6.has a removable battery
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

5

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
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
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

10m

100m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
5.Has Bluetooth aptX
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
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
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
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

6

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
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 voice prompts
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
6.has a mute function
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

Price comparison

Bowers & Wilkins PX7

ProductStorePrice
Bowers & Wilkins PX7 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PX7 Over Ear Wireless B...Bowers & Wilkins PX7 Over Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone, Adaptive Noise Cancelling - Silver
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$349.68
Bowers & Wilkins PX7 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PX7 Over Ear Wireless B...Bowers & Wilkins PX7 Over Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone, Adaptive Noise Cancelling - Space Grey
Amazon logo
$349.91
Bowers & Wilkins PX7 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PX7 Over Ear Wireless B...Bowers & Wilkins PX7 Over Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone, Adaptive Noise Cancelling - Carbon Edition
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$399.99
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$349.99
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$349.99
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$6.95

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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$149.99

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