57points

H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof

95points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof
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H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Why is H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    18Hzvs20Hz
  • 261g lighter
    28gvs289g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has a coiled cord
  • Weather sealed

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof?

  • 85dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    93dB/mWvs8dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • 32mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs8mm

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof
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
H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof
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
H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof
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

28g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has an in-ear form
H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

6.can be folded
H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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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

18Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof
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.sound pressure level

8dB/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

5.has a neodymium magnet
H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof
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

8mm

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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof
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
H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof
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 a mute function
H2O Audio Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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