94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

32points

Sol Republic Tracks

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sol Republic Tracks

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sol Republic Tracks
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sol Republic Tracks

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Sol Republic Tracks?

  • 211g lighter
    289gvs500g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

Why is Sol Republic Tracks better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an on-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Sol Republic Tracks

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
Sol Republic Tracks

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

500g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sol Republic Tracks

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
Sol Republic Tracks

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

6.has included ear pads
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sol Republic Tracks

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sol Republic Tracks

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

2.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sol Republic Tracks

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sol Republic Tracks

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sol Republic Tracks

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sol Republic Tracks

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sol Republic Tracks

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

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sol Republic Tracks

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.has an in-line control panel
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sol Republic Tracks

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

3.can be used as a headset
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sol Republic Tracks

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.

4.number of microphones

2

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a mute function
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sol Republic Tracks

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

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