72points

JBL Everest Elite 700

85points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

89points

Sony MDR-100ABN

JBL Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Comparison winner
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN
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39 facts in comparison

JBL Everest Elite 700 vs Marshall Monitor Bluetooth vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Sony MDR-100ABN

JBL Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN
JBL Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN
72
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85
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99
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89
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Why is JBL Everest Elite 700 better than Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sony MDR-100ABN?

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than JBL Everest Elite 700 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Weight
    271gvs305,289,290g
  • Has an in-line control panel

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than JBL Everest Elite 700 & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a mute function

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than JBL Everest Elite 700 & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Highest frequency
    40000Hzvs22000,20000,20000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    5Hzvs10,20,20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Bluetooth version
    4.1vs4,4,4
  • Has an on-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

305g

271g

289g

290g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
JBL Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

6.has included ear pads
JBL Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

20Hz

20Hz

5Hz

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

2.highest frequency

22000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

40000Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

114dB/mW

98dB/mW

93dB/mW

103dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
JBL Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
JBL Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
JBL Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
JBL Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4

4

4

4.1

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

5.Has WiFi
JBL Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
JBL Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 an in-line control panel
JBL Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

4.number of microphones

1

1

2

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
JBL Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

6.has a mute function
JBL Everest Elite 700
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

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