85points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

47points

Sol Republic Tracks Air

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
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Marshall Monitor Bluetooth vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Sol Republic Tracks Air

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sol Republic Tracks Air?

  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Sol Republic Tracks Air?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has a mute function

Why is Sol Republic Tracks Air better than Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Weight
    215gvs271,289g

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

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
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

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

4.weight

271g

289g

215g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has an in-ear form
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

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

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

2.has a neodymium magnet
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

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

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4

4

3

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

100m

45m

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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

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.

6.Has WiFi
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

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

2

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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sol Republic Tracks Air

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

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