95points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

72points

Sennheiser RS 175

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sennheiser RS 175

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 175
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 175
95
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72
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Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Sennheiser RS 175?

  • 21g lighter
    289gvs310g
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a mute function

Why is Sennheiser RS 175 better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
    17Hzvs20Hz
  • 21dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    114dB/mWvs93dB/mW
  • 25% more battery power
    850mAhvs680mAh
  • Has a removable battery

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 175

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 a detachable cable
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 175

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 175

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.

4.weight

289g

310g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 175

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

6.has included ear pads
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 175

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

22000Hz

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

2.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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 175

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

114dB/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.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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 175

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 175

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 175

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.battery power

680mAh

850mAh

Best

Phaz P5

2000mAh

4.has a removable battery
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 175

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 175

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.maximum Bluetooth range

100m

100m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 175

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 175

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 RS 175

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.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

4.has a mute function
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser RS 175

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

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