43points

Onkyo ES-BT1

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Onkyo ES-BT1
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Onkyo ES-BT1 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Onkyo ES-BT1
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Onkyo ES-BT1
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Why is Onkyo ES-BT1 better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • 169g lighter
    120gvs289g
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Onkyo ES-BT1?

  • 60Hz lower low-frequency
    20Hzvs80Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    93dB/mWvs90dB/mW
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used as a headset

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Onkyo ES-BT1
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
Onkyo ES-BT1
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

120g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Onkyo ES-BT1
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.can be folded
Onkyo ES-BT1
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

6.sweat resistant
Onkyo ES-BT1
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

80Hz

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

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
Onkyo ES-BT1
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

90dB/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.driver unit size

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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Onkyo ES-BT1
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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
Onkyo ES-BT1
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Onkyo ES-BT1
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Onkyo ES-BT1
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

2.1

4

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Onkyo ES-BT1
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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
Onkyo ES-BT1
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.can be used as a headset
Onkyo ES-BT1
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.

3.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

4.has a mute function
Onkyo ES-BT1
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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