96points
68points

Jabra Elite 85h

90points
63points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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Jabra Elite 85h vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Jabra Elite 85h
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
96
points
Jabra Elite 85h
90
points
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Why is Jabra Elite 85h better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 12h longer battery life
    ?

    36hvs24h
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • 1 newer Bluetooth version
    5vs4
  • 6 more microphone(s)
    ?

    8vs2
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    2.5hvs3h
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Jabra Elite 85h?

  • 7g lighter
    289gvs296g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • 90m greater wireless connectivity range
    ?

    100mvs10m
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Jabra Elite 85h
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
3.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
4.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
5.weight
?

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289g

6.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

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120000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

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1Hz

10Hz

20Hz

3.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Jabra Elite 85h
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
4.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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.

Jabra Elite 85h
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
5.driver unit size
?

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

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106mm

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6.has a neodymium magnet
?

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

For example

JBL T460BT

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Power

1.Battery life
?

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

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50h

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2.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

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0.46h

2.5h

3h

3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Jabra Elite 85h
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Jabra Elite 85h
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
5.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Jabra Elite 85h
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
6.Has USB Type-C
?

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Jabra Elite 85h
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

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5

5

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2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Jabra Elite 85h
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
3.maximum Bluetooth range
?

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

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100m

10m

100m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Jabra Elite 85h
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

Jabra Elite 85h
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
6.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Jabra Elite 85h
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

Jabra Elite 85h
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

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8

8

2

4.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

Jabra Elite 85h
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
5.warranty period
?

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

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6.Has voice prompts
?

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.

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