Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2Audio-Technica ATH-M50Grado SR60e
Top 2%1,304 points
Top 2%
Top 46%725 points
Top 46%
Top 81%250 points
Top 81%
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
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Grado SR60e
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Top specs and features

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Audio-Technica ATH-M50 vs Grado SR60e: 23 facts in comparison

1. weight

289g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
284g
124g

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
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
48% 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
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
33% 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
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
73% 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
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
38% 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
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
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
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
36% have it

8. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
42% have it

9. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
75% 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
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
53% have it

11. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
32% have it

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
42% have it

13. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
16% have it

14. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
14% have it

16. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
13% have it

17. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
8% have it

18. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
8% 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
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
87% have it

20. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
22% have it

21. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
8% have it

22. has a mute function

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
0% have it

23. has an open-back design

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Grado SR60e
10% have it

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