99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

55points

Zagg aquaBUDS

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Zagg aquaBUDS

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Zagg aquaBUDS
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Zagg aquaBUDS
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55
points

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Zagg aquaBUDS?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 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
  • Control panel placed on a device

Why is Zagg aquaBUDS better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    94dB/mWvs93dB/mW
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Sweat resistant
  • Weather sealed
  • Has an earbud form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Zagg aquaBUDS

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
Zagg aquaBUDS

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
Zagg aquaBUDS

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 a tangle free cable
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Zagg aquaBUDS

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.can be folded
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Zagg aquaBUDS

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

6.sweat resistant
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Zagg aquaBUDS

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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
Zagg aquaBUDS

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

4.sound pressure level

93dB/mW

94dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

32 Ohms

16 Ohms

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Zagg aquaBUDS

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Zagg aquaBUDS

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Zagg aquaBUDS

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Zagg aquaBUDS

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Zagg aquaBUDS

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
Zagg aquaBUDS

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
Zagg aquaBUDS

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
Zagg aquaBUDS

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 a mute function
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Zagg aquaBUDS

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

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