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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 review: specs and price

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than the average?

  • Lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs33.08 Ohms
  • Longer battery life
    ?

    24hvs13.83h
  • Bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs30.79mm
  • More microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1.08
  • Newer Bluetooth version
    4vs3.91
  • Greater wireless connectivity range
    ?

    100mvs11.6m
  • More battery power
    680mAhvs386.54mAh

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
4.lighter
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

289g

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

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
6.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Sound quality

1. higher high-frequency
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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

20000Hz

2. lower low-frequency
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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

20Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
4. higher sound pressure level
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Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

93dB/mW

5. lower impedance
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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

32 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
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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.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Power

1. longer battery life
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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.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

24h

2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
4. more battery power
?

Best

Phaz P5

2000mAh

680mAh

Connectivity

1. newer Bluetooth version
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Best

SoundMagic E11BT

5

4

2.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
3. greater wireless connectivity range
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The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Mavin Air-X

100m

100m

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

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
3. more microphone(s)
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

2

4. more years under manufacturer's warranty
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

2

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

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