51points

Panasonic RP-HT480C

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Panasonic RP-HT480C
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Panasonic RP-HT480C vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Panasonic RP-HT480C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Panasonic RP-HT480C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Why is Panasonic RP-HT480C better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
    8Hzvs20Hz
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an in-line control panel

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Panasonic RP-HT480C?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 336g lighter
    289gvs625g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

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Design

1.weight

625g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

2.has a detachable cable
Panasonic RP-HT480C
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.

3.has stereo speakers
Panasonic RP-HT480C
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.

4.can be folded
Panasonic RP-HT480C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

5.has an over-the-ear form
Panasonic RP-HT480C
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.

6.travel bag is included
Panasonic RP-HT480C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

30000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

8Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Panasonic RP-HT480C
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.impedance

24 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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Panasonic RP-HT480C
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.sound pressure level

100dB/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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Panasonic RP-HT480C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Panasonic RP-HT480C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Panasonic RP-HT480C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Panasonic RP-HT480C
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.can be used as a headset
Panasonic RP-HT480C
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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Panasonic RP-HT480C
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.control panel placed on a device
Panasonic RP-HT480C
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.

4.has a mute function
Panasonic RP-HT480C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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