85points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

56points

Philips SHB9100

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
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Marshall Monitor Bluetooth vs Philips SHB9100 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than Philips SHB9100 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Impedance
    28 Ohmsvs32,32 Ohms
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Philips SHB9100 better than Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Lowest frequency
    18Hzvs20,20Hz
  • Weight
    140gvs271,289g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Philips SHB9100?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Number of microphones
    2vs1,1
  • Maximum Bluetooth range
    100mvs10,15m
  • Has a mute function

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

271g

140g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

5.has an in-ear form
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

6.can be folded
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

18Hz

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

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

21000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

98dB/mW

103dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.impedance

28 Ohms

32 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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4

2.1

4

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

15m

100m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

6.Has WiFi
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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 noise canceling microphone
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

6.has a mute function
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB9100
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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