55points

Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep
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Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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99
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Why is Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
    8Hzvs20Hz
  • 69g lighter
    220gvs289g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a battery level indicator

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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
Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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
Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

220g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

6.has included ear pads
Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

8Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

32 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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 STEEZ Dubstep
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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 STEEZ Dubstep
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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 STEEZ Dubstep
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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
Pioneer STEEZ Dubstep
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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