61points

Onkyo ES-HF300

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

92points

Sony MDR-1000X

Onkyo ES-HF300
Comparison winner
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X
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26 facts in comparison

Onkyo ES-HF300 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Sony MDR-1000X

Onkyo ES-HF300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X
Onkyo ES-HF300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X
61
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99
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92
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Why is Onkyo ES-HF300 better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sony MDR-1000X?

  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs32,46 Ohms
  • Weight
    240gvs289,275g
  • Has a tangle free cable

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Onkyo ES-HF300 & Sony MDR-1000X?

  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a mute function

Why is Sony MDR-1000X better than Onkyo ES-HF300 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Highest frequency
    40000Hzvs27000,20000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    4Hzvs10,20Hz
  • Sound pressure level
    103dB/mWvs97,93dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Onkyo ES-HF300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X

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 a detachable cable
Onkyo ES-HF300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Onkyo ES-HF300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X

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.

4.weight

240g

289g

275g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Onkyo ES-HF300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.can be folded
Onkyo ES-HF300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

27000Hz

20000Hz

40000Hz

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

10Hz

20Hz

4Hz

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
Onkyo ES-HF300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X

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

97dB/mW

93dB/mW

103dB/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.impedance

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

46 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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Onkyo ES-HF300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Onkyo ES-HF300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Onkyo ES-HF300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Onkyo ES-HF300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Onkyo ES-HF300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Onkyo ES-HF300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Onkyo ES-HF300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X

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-HF300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X

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 a mute function
Onkyo ES-HF300
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1000X

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

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