67points

Philips Fidelio L2

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Philips Fidelio L2
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Philips Fidelio L2 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Philips Fidelio L2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Philips Fidelio L2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Why is Philips Fidelio L2 better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    12Hzvs20Hz
  • 29g lighter
    260gvs289g
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Philips Fidelio L2?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a straight plug

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Design

1.weight

260g

289g

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3g

2.has a detachable cable
Philips Fidelio L2
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
Philips Fidelio L2
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
Philips Fidelio L2
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
Philips Fidelio L2
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
Philips Fidelio L2
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

25000Hz

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

12Hz

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
Philips Fidelio L2
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.has a neodymium magnet
Philips Fidelio L2
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

105dB/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
Philips Fidelio L2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Philips Fidelio L2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Philips Fidelio L2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips Fidelio L2
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
Philips Fidelio L2
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
Philips Fidelio L2
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
Philips Fidelio L2
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.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
Philips Fidelio L2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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