90points

Philips SHB8750NC

97points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

70points

Sony MDR-NC500D

Philips SHB8750NC
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-NC500D
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Philips SHB8750NC vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Sony MDR-NC500D

Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-NC500D
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-NC500D

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sony MDR-NC500D?

  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32,40 Ohms

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Philips SHB8750NC & Sony MDR-NC500D?

  • Has a mute function

Why is Sony MDR-NC500D better than Philips SHB8750NC & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Highest frequency
    24000Hzvs22000,20000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    5Hzvs10,20Hz
  • Weight
    195gvs226,289g
  • Has a removable battery

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-NC500D

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 an over-the-ear form
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-NC500D

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.

3.has a detachable cable
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-NC500D

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

4.weight

226g

289g

195g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-NC500D

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

6.has included ear pads
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-NC500D

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

20000Hz

24000Hz

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

5Hz

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
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-NC500D

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

105dB/mW

93dB/mW

102dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-NC500D

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.driver unit size

32mm

40mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-NC500D

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-NC500D

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-NC500D

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-NC500D

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-NC500D

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-NC500D

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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-NC500D

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
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-NC500D

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
Philips SHB8750NC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-NC500D

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

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