95points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

66points

V-Moda XS

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V-Moda XS
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs V-Moda XS

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
V-Moda XS
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
V-Moda XS
95
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66
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Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than V-Moda XS?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery

Why is V-Moda XS better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • 10000Hz higher high-frequency
    30000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs20Hz
  • 3.5 Ohms lower impedance
    28.5 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 94g lighter
    195gvs289g
  • 12dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    105dB/mWvs93dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an on-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
V-Moda XS

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
V-Moda XS

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
V-Moda XS

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

195g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
V-Moda XS

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

6.has included ear pads
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
V-Moda XS

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

30000Hz

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

5Hz

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
V-Moda XS

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

105dB/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

28.5 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 a neodymium magnet
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
V-Moda XS

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
V-Moda XS

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
V-Moda XS

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
V-Moda XS

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
V-Moda XS

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
V-Moda XS

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
V-Moda XS

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
V-Moda XS

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
V-Moda XS

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

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