55points

Phiaton Bridge MS 500

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Phiaton Bridge MS 500
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Phiaton Bridge MS 500 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Why is Phiaton Bridge MS 500 better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs20Hz
  • 39g lighter
    250gvs289g
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a tangle free cable

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Phiaton Bridge MS 500?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 1 more microphone(s)
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Design

1.weight

250g

289g

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3g

2.has a detachable cable
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
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
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
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
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
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
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
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.has a tangle free cable
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

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120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

15Hz

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

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1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
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

16 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.

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4 Ohms

5.sound pressure level

99dB/mW

93dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

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144dB/mW

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
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
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
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
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
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.control panel placed on a device
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
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.

3.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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8

4.has a mute function
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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