Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SEAudio-Technica ATH-ES700Westone UM2 RC
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
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Westone UM2 RC
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Top specs and features

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Audio-Technica ATH-ES700 vs Westone UM2 RC: 25 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
30000Hz
18000Hz

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
5Hz
20Hz

3. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
46% have it

4. 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
56Ohms
27Ohms

5. 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
104dB/mW
119dB/mW

6. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
72% have it

7. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
39% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
25% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
32% have it

10. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
38% have it

11. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
52% have it

12. has an over-the-ear form

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 SE
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
42% have it

13. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
76% have it

14. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
31% have it

15. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
41% have it

16. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
17% have it

17. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
63% have it

18. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
15% have it

19. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
12% have it

20. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
9% have it

21. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
86% have it

22. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
10% have it

23. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
33% have it

24. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
3% have it

25. has a mute function

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Westone UM2 RC
0% have it
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