Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SEAKG N20Panasonic RP-HC800
Top 1%1,332 points
Top 1%
Top 50%665 points
Top 50%
Top 30%933 points
Top 30%
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
AKG N20
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Panasonic RP-HC800
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Top specs and features

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs AKG N20 vs Panasonic RP-HC800: 30 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz
25000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
20Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
20Hz
10Hz

3. weight

289g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
18g
247g

4. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

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 SE
AKG N20
Panasonic RP-HC800
48% have it

5. impedance

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.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
38Ohms
19Ohms

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
AKG N20
Panasonic RP-HC800
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
93dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
115dB/mW
94dB/mW

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
AKG N20
Panasonic RP-HC800
73% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
AKG N20
Panasonic RP-HC800
25% have it

10. has a detachable cable

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 SE
AKG N20
Panasonic RP-HC800
38% have it

11. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
AKG N20
Panasonic RP-HC800
31% have it

12. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
AKG N20
Panasonic RP-HC800
44% have it

13. can be used as a headset

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 SE
AKG N20
Panasonic RP-HC800
36% have it

14. has stereo speakers

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 SE
AKG N20
Panasonic RP-HC800
75% have it

16. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
AKG N20
Panasonic RP-HC800
32% have it

17. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
AKG N20
Panasonic RP-HC800
53% have it

18. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
AKG N20
Panasonic RP-HC800
42% have it

19. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
AKG N20
Panasonic RP-HC800
16% have it

20. control panel placed on a device

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 SE
AKG N20
Panasonic RP-HC800
14% have it

21. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
AKG N20
Panasonic RP-HC800
64% have it

22. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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 SE
AKG N20
Panasonic RP-HC800
13% have it

23. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
AKG N20
Panasonic RP-HC800
8% have it

24. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
1
1

25. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
AKG N20
Panasonic RP-HC800
87% have it

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