93points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

61points

Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Sony DR-BTN200/BLK?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a rechargeable battery

Why is Sony DR-BTN200/BLK better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • 132g lighter
    157gvs289g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 7.5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    100.5dB/mWvs93dB/mW
  • Has a removable battery

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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

157g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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

6.has included ear pads
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

20Hz

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
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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

100.5dB/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
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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.driver unit size

40mm

30mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4

3

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.maximum Bluetooth range

100m

10m

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

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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 an in-line control panel
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

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
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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

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