53points

Koss Porta Pro KTC

93points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

67points

Sennheiser Momentum

Koss Porta Pro KTC
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Koss Porta Pro KTC vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sennheiser Momentum

Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum

Why is Koss Porta Pro KTC better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sennheiser Momentum?

  • Lowest frequency
    15Hzvs20,16Hz
  • Weight
    67gvs289,190g
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Koss Porta Pro KTC & Sennheiser Momentum?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a mute function

Why is Sennheiser Momentum better than Koss Porta Pro KTC & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Impedance
    18 Ohmsvs60,32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Sound pressure level
    110dB/mWvs101,93dB/mW
  • Sweat resistant

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum

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
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum

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.has a detachable cable
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum

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

4.weight

67g

289g

190g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum

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

6.sweat resistant
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

25000Hz

20000Hz

22000Hz

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

15Hz

20Hz

16Hz

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
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum

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

101dB/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
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum

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.driver unit size

44mm

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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum

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

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum

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
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum

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
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum

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

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 mute function
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum

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

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