Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2Able Planet SI1100HiFiMAN HE-300
Top 2%1,319 points
Top 2%
Top 40%806 points
Top 40%
Top 53%633 points
Top 53%
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Able Planet SI1100
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HiFiMAN HE-300
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Top specs and features

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Able Planet SI1100 vs HiFiMAN HE-300: 29 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
20000Hz
22000Hz

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
8Hz
15Hz

3. weight

289g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
362.9g
270g

4. 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
Able Planet SI1100
HiFiMAN HE-300
46% have it

5. 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
24Ohms
50Ohms

6. 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
Able Planet SI1100
HiFiMAN HE-300
34% have it

7. 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
100dB/mW
93dB/mW

8. 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
Able Planet SI1100
HiFiMAN HE-300
72% have it

9. 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
Able Planet SI1100
HiFiMAN HE-300
39% have it

10. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Able Planet SI1100
HiFiMAN HE-300
25% have it

11. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Able Planet SI1100
HiFiMAN HE-300
32% have it

12. 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
Able Planet SI1100
HiFiMAN HE-300
45% have it

13. 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
Able Planet SI1100
HiFiMAN HE-300
38% have it

14. 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
Able Planet SI1100
HiFiMAN HE-300
42% have it

16. 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
Able Planet SI1100
HiFiMAN HE-300
76% have it

17. 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
Able Planet SI1100
HiFiMAN HE-300
31% have it

18. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Able Planet SI1100
HiFiMAN HE-300
41% have it

19. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Able Planet SI1100
HiFiMAN HE-300
63% have it

20. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Able Planet SI1100
HiFiMAN HE-300
17% have it

21. 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
Able Planet SI1100
HiFiMAN HE-300
15% have it

22. 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
Able Planet SI1100
HiFiMAN HE-300
12% have it

23. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Able Planet SI1100
HiFiMAN HE-300
9% have it

24. 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
Able Planet SI1100
HiFiMAN HE-300
86% have it

25. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Able Planet SI1100
HiFiMAN HE-300
10% have it

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