Sennheiser RS 170Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Top 58%556 points
Top 58%
Top 1%1,330 points
Top 1%
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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Sennheiser RS 170 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE: 25 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
21000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
18Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
20Hz

3. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
47% have it

4. 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.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
32Ohms

5. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
33% have it

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
110dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
93dB/mW

7. 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.
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
39% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
32% have it

9. 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.
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
37% have it

10. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
40mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
40mm

11. 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.
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
76% have it

12. 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.
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
42% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
53% have it

14. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
31% have it

16. 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.
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
15% have it

17. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
63% have it

18. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
17% have it

19. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
13% have it

20. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
9% have it

21. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
86% have it

22. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
10% have it

23. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
6% have it

24. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
3% have it

25. has a mute function

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
Sennheiser RS 170
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
0% have it

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