Sony WH-1000XM2Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SEAudio Technica ATH-DSR7BTUltrasone HFI-2400
Top 15%1,146 points
Top 15%
Top 1%1,348 points
Top 1%
Top 17%1,116 points
Top 17%
Top 47%715 points
Top 47%
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
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Ultrasone HFI-2400
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Top specs and features

Sony WH-1000XM2 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT vs Ultrasone HFI-2400: 34 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.
40000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz
40000Hz
25000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
4Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
20Hz
5Hz
10Hz

3. weight

275g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
289g
300g
292g

4. 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Ultrasone HFI-2400
45% have it

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.
46Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
32Ohms
35Ohms
70Ohms

6. 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Ultrasone HFI-2400
33% have it

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Ultrasone HFI-2400
71% have it

8. 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Ultrasone HFI-2400
39% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Ultrasone HFI-2400
24% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Ultrasone HFI-2400
32% have it

11. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Ultrasone HFI-2400
45% have it

12. 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Ultrasone HFI-2400
40% have it

13. 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Ultrasone HFI-2400
78% have it

14. 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.
39.8mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
40mm
45mm
40mm

16. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Ultrasone HFI-2400
19% have it

17. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Ultrasone HFI-2400
51% have it

18. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Ultrasone HFI-2400
63% have it

19. 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Ultrasone HFI-2400
31% have it

20. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Ultrasone HFI-2400
41% have it

21. 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Ultrasone HFI-2400
16% have it

22. 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Ultrasone HFI-2400
12% have it

23. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Ultrasone HFI-2400
10% have it

24. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Ultrasone HFI-2400
85% have it

25. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Ultrasone HFI-2400
8% have it

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