65points

Phiaton Fusion MS 430

96points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Phiaton Fusion MS 430
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Phiaton Fusion MS 430 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Phiaton Fusion MS 430
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Phiaton Fusion MS 430
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
65
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96
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Why is Phiaton Fusion MS 430 better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 59g lighter
    230gvs289g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-line control panel

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Phiaton Fusion MS 430?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 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)
    2vs1

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Phiaton Fusion MS 430
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 a detachable cable
Phiaton Fusion MS 430
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 an over-the-ear form
Phiaton Fusion MS 430
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.

4.weight

230g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Phiaton Fusion MS 430
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has included ear pads
Phiaton Fusion MS 430
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

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.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

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Phiaton Fusion MS 430
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.

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Phiaton Fusion MS 430
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.

6.has a neodymium magnet
Phiaton Fusion MS 430
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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Phiaton Fusion MS 430
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Phiaton Fusion MS 430
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Phiaton Fusion MS 430
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Phiaton Fusion MS 430
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Phiaton Fusion MS 430
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
Phiaton Fusion MS 430
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.has an in-line control panel
Phiaton Fusion MS 430
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.

4.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

5.has a mute function
Phiaton Fusion MS 430
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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