99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

44points

Yurbuds Explore Pro

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Yurbuds Explore Pro

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro
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44
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Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Yurbuds Explore Pro?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly

Why is Yurbuds Explore Pro better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro

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

2.has a detachable cable
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro

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.

4.has an in-ear form
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro

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.

5.can be folded
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

20Hz

20Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.has a neodymium magnet
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro

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.

6.driver unit size

40mm

15mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.number of microphones

2

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a mute function
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Yurbuds Explore Pro

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

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