90points

Jabra Elite Active 65t

78points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

82points

Sony WH-1000XM3

Jabra Elite Active 65t
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41 facts in comparison

Jabra Elite Active 65tvs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2vs Sony WH-1000XM3

Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
90
points
Jabra Elite Active 65t
78
points
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
82
points
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is Jabra Elite Active 65t better than the others?

  • Sweat resistance
    ?
  • Number of microphones
    ?

    4vs2,3
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • Weight
    ?

    12.3gvs289,255g
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?
  • Bluetooth version
    ?

    5vs4,4.2
  • Charge time
    ?

    2hvs3,3h

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than the others?

  • Maximum Bluetooth range
    ?

    100mvs10,10m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than the others?

  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
    ?
  • Battery life
    ?

    30hvs5,24h
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Highest frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs20000,20000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs20,20Hz
  • Has USB Type-C
    ?
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?

Price comparison

Jabra Elite Active 65t

Buy used:

$139.99

ProductStorePrice
Jabra Elite Active 65t walmartJabra Elite Active 65t Copper Blue True ...Jabra Elite Active 65t Copper Blue True Wireless Sport Earbuds (Manufacturer Refurbished)
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$44.99

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

ProductStorePrice
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 AmazonPlantronics Pro 2 Wireless Noise Cancell...Plantronics Pro 2 Wireless Noise Cancelling Backbeat - Headphones Black & Tan
Amazon logo
$155.54
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 AmazonPlantronics Wireless Noise Cancelling Ba...Plantronics Wireless Noise Cancelling Backbeat, Headphones, Black and Tan, Pro 2
Amazon logo
$245.20
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 AmazonPlantronics Backbeat Pro 2 Wireless Over...Plantronics Backbeat Pro 2 Wireless Over-the-Ear Noise Canceling Headphones Dark Brown - Renewed
Amazon logo
$144.00
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 aliexpressNEW PLANTRONICS BACKBEAT PRO 2 Wireless ...NEW PLANTRONICS BACKBEAT PRO 2 Wireless Headphones Noise Canceling Bluetooth Earphone + Mic with Rich Immersive Audio for Xiaomi
aliexpress logo
$191.76

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$199.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony Noise Cancelling Headphones WH1000X...Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones WH1000XM3: Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset with Mic for phone-call and Alexa Voice Control - Industry Leading Active Noise Cancellation – Black
Amazon logo
$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black WH-1000XM3/B (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$179.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
Amazon logo
$240.41
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) Bundle with USB Adapter and More
Amazon logo
$264.30
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$277.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) with Carry Case and in-Flight Adapter
Amazon logo
$279.95
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$262.13
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpressNew philips taph-805 headset is universa...New philips taph-805 headset is universal apple/SONY mobile phone headset/wh-1000xm3
aliexpress logo
$189.79
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling ...Sony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones with Google Assistant - Black
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$348.00

Design

1.sweat resistance
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has stereo speakers
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
4.is dustproof and water-resistant
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
5.weight

12.3g

289g

255g

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.has an in-ear form
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
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.

Sound quality

1.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
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.
2.has passive noise reduction
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
3.has a neodymium magnet
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
4.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

40000Hz

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

20Hz

20Hz

4Hz

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

Microphone

1.number of microphones

4

2

3

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

Power

1.Battery life

5h

24h

30h

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
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

2h

3h

3h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.has wireless charging
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

5

4

4.2

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.
2.Can be used wirelessly
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
3.Has USB Type-C
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
4.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

100m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
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
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
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 voice commands
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
3.has a mute function
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.control panel placed on a device
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
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
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
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.travel bag is included
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Miscellaneous

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
2.has an open-back design
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
3.can be folded
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
4.has an L-shaped plug
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
5.has a straight plug
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
6.has an over-the-ear form
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
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.

Price comparison

Jabra Elite Active 65t

Buy used:

$139.99

ProductStorePrice
Jabra Elite Active 65t walmartJabra Elite Active 65t Copper Blue True ...Jabra Elite Active 65t Copper Blue True Wireless Sport Earbuds (Manufacturer Refurbished)
walmart logo
$44.99

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

ProductStorePrice
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 AmazonPlantronics Pro 2 Wireless Noise Cancell...Plantronics Pro 2 Wireless Noise Cancelling Backbeat - Headphones Black & Tan
Amazon logo
$155.54
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 AmazonPlantronics Wireless Noise Cancelling Ba...Plantronics Wireless Noise Cancelling Backbeat, Headphones, Black and Tan, Pro 2
Amazon logo
$245.20
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 AmazonPlantronics Backbeat Pro 2 Wireless Over...Plantronics Backbeat Pro 2 Wireless Over-the-Ear Noise Canceling Headphones Dark Brown - Renewed
Amazon logo
$144.00
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 aliexpressNEW PLANTRONICS BACKBEAT PRO 2 Wireless ...NEW PLANTRONICS BACKBEAT PRO 2 Wireless Headphones Noise Canceling Bluetooth Earphone + Mic with Rich Immersive Audio for Xiaomi
aliexpress logo
$191.76

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$199.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony Noise Cancelling Headphones WH1000X...Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones WH1000XM3: Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset with Mic for phone-call and Alexa Voice Control - Industry Leading Active Noise Cancellation – Black
Amazon logo
$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black WH-1000XM3/B (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$179.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
Amazon logo
$240.41
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) Bundle with USB Adapter and More
Amazon logo
$264.30
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$277.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) with Carry Case and in-Flight Adapter
Amazon logo
$279.95
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) with Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$262.13
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpressNew philips taph-805 headset is universa...New philips taph-805 headset is universal apple/SONY mobile phone headset/wh-1000xm3
aliexpress logo
$189.79
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling ...Sony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones with Google Assistant - Black
walmart logo
$348.00

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