Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2Beats by Dre urBeats SESony MDR-ZX300iP
Top 2%1,328 points
Top 2%
Top 65%474 points
Top 65%
Top 40%819 points
Top 40%
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
vs
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
vs
Top specs and features

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Beats by Dre urBeats SE vs Sony MDR-ZX300iP: 25 facts in comparison

1. weight

289g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
18g
120g

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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
45% 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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
34% 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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
70% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
24% have it

6. 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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
39% have it

7. 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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
45% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
32% have it

9. 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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
40% have it

10. 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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
78% have it

11. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
40mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
9mm
30mm

12. 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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
41% have it

13. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
19% have it

14. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
41% have it

16. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
63% have it

17. 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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
16% have it

18. 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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
31% have it

19. 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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
12% have it

20. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
11% have it

21. 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

22. 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
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
84% have it

23. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
12% have it

24. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
4% have it

25. has a mute function

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
0% have it

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