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Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
Top 47%669 points
Top 47%
Top 2%1,245 points
Top 2%
Top 36%814 points
Top 36%
Top 1%1,272 points
Top 1%
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
Top specs and features

Koss Porta Pro KTC vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sennheiser Momentum vs Sony WH-1000XM3: 42 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
25000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz
22000Hz
40000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
15Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
20Hz
16Hz
4Hz

3. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
44% have it

4. weight

67g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
289g
190g
254g

5. impedance

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.
60 Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4 Ohms
32 Ohms
18 Ohms
47 Ohms

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
36% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
101dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
93dB/mW
110dB/mW
104.5dB/mW

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
66% have it

9. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
39% have it

10. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
76% have it

11. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
31% have it

12. can be used as a headset

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.
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
47% have it

13. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
15% have it

14. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
47% have it

15. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
27% have it

16. has an over-the-ear form

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.
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
39% have it

17. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
44mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
40mm
40mm
40mm

18. control panel placed on a device

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.
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
20% have it

19. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
64% have it

20. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
44% have it

21. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
48% have it

22. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
30% have it

23. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
2
1
3

24. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
18% have it

25. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Sony WH-1000XM3
80% have it

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