57points

Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300

53points

Sony WI-SP500

Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
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37 facts in comparison

Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300 vs Sony WI-SP500

Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300 better than Sony WI-SP500?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • 4g lighter
    ?

    14gvs18g
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an earbud form
    ?

Why is Sony WI-SP500 better than Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 2h longer battery life
    ?

    8hvs6h
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4.2vs4.1
  • 7.5mm bigger driver unit
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    13.5mmvs6mm
  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has an in-ear form
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?

Price comparison

Sony WI-SP500

Buy used:

$18.95

ProductStorePrice
Sony WI-SP500 AmazonSony WI-SP500 Wireless in-Ear Sports Hea...Sony WI-SP500 Wireless in-Ear Sports Headphones, Black (WISP500/B) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$17.95
Sony WI-SP500 AmazonSony WI-SP500 Wireless in-Ear Sports Hea...Sony WI-SP500 Wireless in-Ear Sports Headphones, Bluetooth Earbuds, Black (International Version)
Amazon logo
$49.90
Sony WI-SP500 AmazonSony WI-XB400 Wireless In-Ear Extra Bass...Sony WI-XB400 Wireless In-Ear Extra Bass Headset/Headphones with mic for phone call, Black
Amazon logo
$38.00
Sony WI-SP500 AmazonSony WI-C310 Wireless in-Ear Headset/Hea...Sony WI-C310 Wireless in-Ear Headset/Headphones with mic for Phone Call, Blue, Model Number: WI-C310/L
Amazon logo
$18.00
Sony WI-SP500 AmazonSony WI-SP600N Premium Waterproof Blueto...Sony WI-SP600N Premium Waterproof Bluetooth Wireless Extra Bass Sports in-Ear 6 Hr of Playback Headphones/Microphone (White)
Amazon logo
$49.99
Sony WI-SP500 AmazonJabra Elite 65e Titanium Black Neckband ...Jabra Elite 65e Titanium Black Neckband Headphones (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$99.97
Sony WI-SP500 AmazonSony WI-C300 Wireless In-Ear Headphones,...Sony WI-C300 Wireless In-Ear Headphones, Black (WIC300/B)
Amazon logo
$28.89
Sony WI-SP500 AmazonSony WI-SP500 Wireless in-Ear Sports Hea...Sony WI-SP500 Wireless in-Ear Sports Headphones, Black (International Version)
Amazon logo
$49.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500
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
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.sweat resistance
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.weight

14g

18g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.can be folded
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

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.
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.
3.has passive noise reduction
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500
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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500
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

6mm

13.5mm

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

Power

1.Battery life

6h

8h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

2h

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.has a removable battery
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.1

4.2

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300
Sony WI-SP500
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Price comparison

Sony WI-SP500

Buy used:

$18.95

ProductStorePrice
Sony WI-SP500 AmazonSony WI-SP500 Wireless in-Ear Sports Hea...Sony WI-SP500 Wireless in-Ear Sports Headphones, Black (WISP500/B) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$17.95
Sony WI-SP500 AmazonSony WI-SP500 Wireless in-Ear Sports Hea...Sony WI-SP500 Wireless in-Ear Sports Headphones, Bluetooth Earbuds, Black (International Version)
Amazon logo
$49.90
Sony WI-SP500 AmazonSony WI-XB400 Wireless In-Ear Extra Bass...Sony WI-XB400 Wireless In-Ear Extra Bass Headset/Headphones with mic for phone call, Black
Amazon logo
$38.00
Sony WI-SP500 AmazonSony WI-C310 Wireless in-Ear Headset/Hea...Sony WI-C310 Wireless in-Ear Headset/Headphones with mic for Phone Call, Blue, Model Number: WI-C310/L
Amazon logo
$18.00
Sony WI-SP500 AmazonSony WI-SP600N Premium Waterproof Blueto...Sony WI-SP600N Premium Waterproof Bluetooth Wireless Extra Bass Sports in-Ear 6 Hr of Playback Headphones/Microphone (White)
Amazon logo
$49.99
Sony WI-SP500 AmazonJabra Elite 65e Titanium Black Neckband ...Jabra Elite 65e Titanium Black Neckband Headphones (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$99.97
Sony WI-SP500 AmazonSony WI-C300 Wireless In-Ear Headphones,...Sony WI-C300 Wireless In-Ear Headphones, Black (WIC300/B)
Amazon logo
$28.89
Sony WI-SP500 AmazonSony WI-SP500 Wireless in-Ear Sports Hea...Sony WI-SP500 Wireless in-Ear Sports Headphones, Black (International Version)
Amazon logo
$49.99

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