93points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

52points

Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Sony MDR-AS700BT/O?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Sony MDR-AS700BT/O better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • 132g lighter
    157gvs289g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an in-line control panel

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

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 MDR-AS700BT/O

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 MDR-AS700BT/O

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

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3g

5.can be folded
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

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 MDR-AS700BT/O

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

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1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

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

4.has a neodymium magnet
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

5.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.

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106mm

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

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
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4

3

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

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 MDR-AS700BT/O

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 MDR-AS700BT/O

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 MDR-AS700BT/O

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

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 MDR-AS700BT/O

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

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