61points

KEF M200

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

KEF M200
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KEF M200 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

KEF M200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
KEF M200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
61
points
99
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Why is KEF M200 better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • 20 Ohms lower impedance
    12 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 263g lighter
    26gvs289g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than KEF M200?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • 30mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs10mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
KEF M200
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
KEF M200
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
KEF M200
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

26g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
KEF M200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.can be folded
KEF M200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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
KEF M200
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

94dB/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

12 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 a neodymium magnet
KEF M200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
KEF M200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
KEF M200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
KEF M200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
KEF M200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
KEF M200
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
KEF M200
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
KEF M200
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.has an in-line control panel
KEF M200
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.

4.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

5.has a mute function
KEF M200
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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