54points

Pioneer SE-D10MT

97points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

95points

Sennheiser PXC 550

Pioneer SE-D10MT
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Pioneer SE-D10MT vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Pioneer SE-D10MT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is Pioneer SE-D10MT better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Lowest frequency
    8Hzvs20,17Hz
  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs32,490 Ohms
  • Weight
    220gvs289,227g
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Pioneer SE-D10MT & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Has a mute function

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Pioneer SE-D10MT & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Sound pressure level
    110dB/mWvs105,93dB/mW
  • Number of microphones
    3vs1,2

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Pioneer SE-D10MT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser PXC 550

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
Pioneer SE-D10MT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser PXC 550

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
Pioneer SE-D10MT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

4.weight

220g

289g

227g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Pioneer SE-D10MT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

6.has included ear pads
Pioneer SE-D10MT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser PXC 550

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

20000Hz

23000Hz

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

17Hz

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
Pioneer SE-D10MT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

110dB/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
Pioneer SE-D10MT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.impedance

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

490 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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Pioneer SE-D10MT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser PXC 550

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Pioneer SE-D10MT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser PXC 550

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Pioneer SE-D10MT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser PXC 550

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Pioneer SE-D10MT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Pioneer SE-D10MT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser PXC 550

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
Pioneer SE-D10MT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser PXC 550

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
Pioneer SE-D10MT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser PXC 550

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
Pioneer SE-D10MT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

3

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
Pioneer SE-D10MT
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

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