78points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

60points

Sennheiser RS 165

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sennheiser RS 165

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
78
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
60
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Sennheiser RS 165

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Sennheiser RS 165?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 6h longer battery life
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    24hvs18h
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • 11g lighter
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    289gvs300g
  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Can be folded
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  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has a mute function
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Why is Sennheiser RS 165 better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
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    18Hzvs20Hz
  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
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    21000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 13dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    106dB/mWvs93dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a removable battery
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Price comparison

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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$82.80

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
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 RS 165
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 RS 165
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

300g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.can be folded
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

18Hz

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

20000Hz

21000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
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.
5.sound pressure level

93dB/mW

106dB/mW

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

32 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.

Power

1.Battery life

24h

18h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a removable battery
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.control panel placed on a device
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
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.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
4.has a mute function
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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