96points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

54points

Sennheiser CX 1.00

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sennheiser CX 1.00

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser CX 1.00
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser CX 1.00
96
points
54
points

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Sennheiser CX 1.00?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Can be folded
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Sennheiser CX 1.00 better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
    17Hzvs20Hz
  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
    28 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 26dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    119dB/mWvs93dB/mW
  • 279g lighter
    10gvs289g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an in-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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 an over-the-ear form
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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.

3.has a detachable cable
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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

4.weight

289g

10g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser CX 1.00

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

Mpow Thor

6.can be folded
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

17Hz

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

2.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

3.sound pressure level

93dB/mW

119dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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.impedance

32 Ohms

28 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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser CX 1.00

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser CX 1.00

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser CX 1.00

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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.

2.control panel placed on a device
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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.

3.number of microphones

2

0

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

4.has an in-line control panel
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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

For example

Klipsch R5 Neckband

5.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

6.has a mute function
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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

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