91points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

64points

Sennheiser RS 165

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sennheiser RS 165

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
91
points
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
64
points
Sennheiser RS 165

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

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 11g lighter
    289gvs300g
  • 6h longer battery life
    ?

    24hvs18h
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

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

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    21000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    18Hzvs20Hz
  • 13dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    106dB/mWvs93dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has a removable battery
    ?

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
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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
Sennheiser RS 165
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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
Sennheiser RS 165
3.has a detachable cable
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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
Sennheiser RS 165
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

289g

300g

5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
6.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

20000Hz

21000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

20Hz

18Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

93dB/mW

106dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
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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
Sennheiser RS 165
5.impedance
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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

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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
Sennheiser RS 165

Power

1.Battery life
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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.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

24h

18h

2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
4.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165
3.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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
Sennheiser RS 165
2.control panel placed on a device
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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
Sennheiser RS 165
3.warranty period
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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

2

2

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

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 165

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