91points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

65points

Sony MDR-XB800

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sony MDR-XB800

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-XB800
91
points
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
65
points
Sony MDR-XB800

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Sony MDR-XB800?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 1g lighter
    289gvs290g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB800 better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 17Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    3Hzvs20Hz
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 13dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    106dB/mWvs93dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs40mm
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

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
Sony MDR-XB800
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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
Sony MDR-XB800
3.has a detachable cable
?

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
Sony MDR-XB800
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

289g

290g

5.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-XB800
6.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-XB800

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

28000Hz

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

3Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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
?

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
Sony MDR-XB800
5.impedance
?

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

24 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
Sony MDR-XB800

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-XB800
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-XB800

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-XB800
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-XB800

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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
Sony MDR-XB800
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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
Sony MDR-XB800
3.has a mute function
?

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

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sony MDR-XB800

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