65points

Focal Listen Wireless

78points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Focal Listen Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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Focal Listen Wireless vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Focal Listen Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
65
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Focal Listen Wireless
78
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Why is Focal Listen Wireless better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    15Hzvs20Hz
  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
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    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 29dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    122dB/mWvs93dB/mW
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.1vs4

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Focal Listen Wireless?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 4h longer battery life
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    24hvs20h
  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 11g lighter
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    289gvs300g
  • 85m greater wireless connectivity range
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    100mvs15m
  • Has a mute function
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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  • Has a straight plug
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Price comparison

Focal Listen Wireless

Buy used:

$399.99

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$490.00
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$159.99

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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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
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$132.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Focal Listen 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
Focal Listen 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
Focal Listen 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.weight

300g

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.
5.can be folded
Focal Listen Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Focal Listen Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

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

22000Hz

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
Focal Listen 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.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Focal Listen 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.
5.sound pressure level

122dB/mW

93dB/mW

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

32 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.

Power

1.Battery life

20h

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
Focal Listen Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Focal Listen Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a removable battery
Focal Listen 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
Focal Listen Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.1

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
Focal Listen 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

15m

100m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Focal Listen 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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Focal Listen 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.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.control panel placed on a device
Focal Listen 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.
4.has a mute function
Focal Listen Wireless
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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