Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SESony MDR-1ABTAKG K240 StudioBeats by Dre Tour
Top 1%1,343 points
Top 1%
Top 22%1,045 points
Top 22%
Top 53%636 points
Top 53%
Top 60%534 points
Top 60%
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
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AKG K240 Studio
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Beats by Dre Tour
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Top specs and features

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Sony MDR-1ABT vs AKG K240 Studio vs Beats by Dre Tour: 25 facts in comparison

1. weight

289g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
300g
240g
19.8g

2. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
46% have it

3. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
34% have it

4. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
72% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
25% have it

6. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
39% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
32% have it

8. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
45% have it

9. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
38% have it

10. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
52% have it

11. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
42% have it

12. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
76% have it

13. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
31% have it

14. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
41% have it

15. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
15% have it

16. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
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
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
63% have it

18. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
12% have it

19. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
9% have it

20. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
86% have it

21. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
10% have it

22. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
33% have it

23. 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
3% have it

24. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
1% 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
Sony MDR-1ABT
AKG K240 Studio
Beats by Dre Tour
0% have it
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