51points

JBL Synchros S400BT

59points

Urbanears Plattan

JBL Synchros S400BT
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JBL Synchros S400BT vs Urbanears Plattan

JBL Synchros S400BT
Urbanears Plattan
JBL Synchros S400BT
Urbanears Plattan
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59
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Why is JBL Synchros S400BT better than Urbanears Plattan?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

Why is Urbanears Plattan better than JBL Synchros S400BT?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-line control panel

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Synchros S400BT
Urbanears Plattan

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 Synchros S400BT
Urbanears Plattan

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

3.can be folded
JBL Synchros S400BT
Urbanears Plattan

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

4.has a tangle free cable
JBL Synchros S400BT
Urbanears Plattan

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has an on-ear form
JBL Synchros S400BT
Urbanears Plattan

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

6.has a straight plug
JBL Synchros S400BT
Urbanears Plattan

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

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

10Hz

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 Synchros S400BT
Urbanears Plattan

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

115dB/mW

115dB/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.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

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

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Synchros S400BT
Urbanears Plattan

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Synchros S400BT
Urbanears Plattan

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
JBL Synchros S400BT
Urbanears Plattan

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 Synchros S400BT
Urbanears Plattan

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 Synchros S400BT
Urbanears Plattan

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

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