93points

Fiil Iicon

57points

Philips SHQ3017/28

96points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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35 facts in comparison

Fiil Iicon vs Philips SHQ3017/28 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
93
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57
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96
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Why is Fiil Iicon better than Philips SHQ3017/28 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Lowest frequency
    15Hzvs15,20Hz
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is Philips SHQ3017/28 better than Fiil Iicon & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Weight
    8gvs270,289g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Fiil Iicon & Philips SHQ3017/28?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a mute function

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
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 an over-the-ear form
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
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.

3.has a detachable cable
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
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.

4.weight

270g

8g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

Mpow Thor

6.can be folded
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

15Hz

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

2.highest frequency

22000Hz

22000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
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.

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
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.

5.has a neodymium magnet
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

40mm

9mm

40mm

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

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.

4.Has WiFi
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
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.

2.control panel placed on a device
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
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.

3.number of microphones

2

1

2

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

4.has an in-line control panel
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
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.

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

6.has a mute function
Fiil Iicon
Philips SHQ3017/28
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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