94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

88points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

43points

Ultrasone Edition 5

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT vs Ultrasone Edition 5

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT & Ultrasone Edition 5?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a mute function

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Ultrasone Edition 5?

  • Weight
    221.1gvs289,280g
  • Impedance
    18 Ohmsvs32,32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is Ultrasone Edition 5 better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • Highest frequency
    46000Hzvs20000,22000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    5Hzvs20,18Hz

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5

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 HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5

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.weight

289g

221.1g

280g

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4.has a detachable cable
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5

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

5.can be folded
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

18Hz

5Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

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1Hz

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

22000Hz

46000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

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120000Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5

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

113dB/mW

96dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.impedance

32 Ohms

18 Ohms

32 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.

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4 Ohms

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5

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
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5

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.

4.Has WiFi
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5

The device can connect to WiFi.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5

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
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5

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 noise canceling microphone
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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4.has a mute function
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Ultrasone Edition 5

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

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