78points

Plantronics Backbeat Pro

45points

Sennheiser RS 180

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Plantronics Backbeat Pro vs Sennheiser RS 180

Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Sennheiser RS 180
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Sennheiser RS 180
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Why is Plantronics Backbeat Pro better than Sennheiser RS 180?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sennheiser RS 180 better than Plantronics Backbeat Pro?

  • 136g lighter
    204gvs340g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an open-back design

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Sennheiser RS 180

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
Sennheiser RS 180

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
Sennheiser RS 180

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

340g

204g

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5.has a tangle free cable
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Sennheiser RS 180

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has included ear pads
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Sennheiser RS 180

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Sennheiser RS 180

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
Sennheiser RS 180

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Sennheiser RS 180

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Sennheiser RS 180

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Sennheiser RS 180

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

3.Has WiFi
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Sennheiser RS 180

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Sennheiser RS 180

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
Sennheiser RS 180

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

3.has a noise canceling microphone
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Sennheiser RS 180

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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