71points

JBL Everest Elite 700

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

94points

Sennheiser PXC 550

JBL Everest Elite 700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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Sennheiser PXC 550
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JBL Everest Elite 700 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sennheiser PXC 550

JBL Everest Elite 700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550
JBL Everest Elite 700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is JBL Everest Elite 700 better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs20,17Hz
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than JBL Everest Elite 700 & Sennheiser PXC 550?

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

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than JBL Everest Elite 700 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Highest frequency
    23000Hzvs22000,20000Hz
  • Weight
    227gvs305,289g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Number of microphones
    3vs1,2
  • Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4,4
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Everest Elite 700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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
JBL Everest Elite 700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.weight

305g

289g

227g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
JBL Everest Elite 700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

5.can be folded
JBL Everest Elite 700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

6.has included ear pads
JBL Everest Elite 700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

20Hz

17Hz

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

23000Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
JBL Everest Elite 700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

114dB/mW

93dB/mW

110dB/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
JBL Everest Elite 700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
JBL Everest Elite 700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Everest Elite 700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Everest Elite 700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4

4

4.2

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Everest Elite 700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
JBL Everest Elite 700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.has an in-line control panel
JBL Everest Elite 700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

3.can be used as a headset
JBL Everest Elite 700
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

4.number of microphones

1

2

3

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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

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