85points

JBL Duet BT

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

JBL Duet BT
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JBL Duet BT vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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Why is JBL Duet BT better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • 105.7g lighter
    183.3gvs289g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than JBL Duet BT?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has included ear pads
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1
  • Has a straight plug
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    2vs1
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Duet BT
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 a detachable cable
JBL Duet BT
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.

3.has an over-the-ear form
JBL Duet BT
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.

4.weight

183.3g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

6.has a tangle free cable
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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

20Hz

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
JBL Duet BT
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.sound pressure level

111dB/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.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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
JBL Duet BT
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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.battery power

610mAh

680mAh

Best

Phaz P5

2000mAh

4.has a removable battery
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4

4

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Duet BT
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.control panel placed on a device
JBL Duet BT
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.

2.can be used as a headset
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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.warranty period

1

2

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

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

4.has an in-line control panel
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

5.number of microphones

1

2

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

6.has a mute function
JBL Duet BT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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