Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SESony MDR-1ABTBeats by Dre Studio WirelessSol Republic Tracks Air
Top 1%1,351 points
Top 1%
Top 25%1,013 points
Top 25%
Top 23%1,039 points
Top 23%
Top 60%538 points
Top 60%
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
vs
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
vs
Sol Republic Tracks Air
vs
Top specs and features

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Sony MDR-1ABT vs Beats by Dre Studio Wireless vs Sol Republic Tracks Air: 23 facts in comparison

1. weight

289g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
300g
260g
215g

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
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
44% 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
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
35% have it

4. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
24% have it

5. 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
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
39% have it

6. 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
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
31% have it

7. 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
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
43% have it

8. 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
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
75% have it

9. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
22% have it

10. 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
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
13% 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
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
40% have it

12. 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
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
17% have it

13. 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
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
64% have it

14. 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
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
49% have it

15. 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
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
30% have it

16. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
42% have it

17. 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
2

18. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
13% have it

19. 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
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
82% have it

20. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
15% have it

21. 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
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
4% have it

22. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
0% have it

23. 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
Beats by Dre Studio Wireless
Sol Republic Tracks Air
0% have it

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