Beats EP vs Plantronics BackBeat 500

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
5.3
Plantronics BackBeat 500
5
6
7
5
6
inapplicable
0
inapplicable
5
inapplicable
7
Beats EP

Beats EP review

May 18, 2020

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Product

Beats EP
Plantronics BackBeat 500

Model

EP
BackBeat 500

Brand

Beats
Plantronics

Reviews

2554
314

General

Wearing style

on ear
on ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

Impedance, Ohm

Frequency response, Hz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

Magnet type

Weight (headphones), g/oz

155/5.4

Comfort

Adjustable headband

Foldable

Noise cancelling

Active noise cancelling

Adjustable noise cancelling level

Microphone

Built-in microphone

In-line microphone

Detachable microphone

Cables

Detachable cable

Audio cable length, cm/ft

120/3.9
120/3.9

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

Siri

App control

Control functions

volume, answer/end
volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, fast forward/rewind

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

has not

Bluetooth version

has not
4.1

aptX

has not

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

has not

Bluetooth profiles

has not

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

has not
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

has not
18

Charging time, hrs

has not
1.5

Charging port

has not
micro USB

Charging cable

has not
micro USB to USB-A

Speed charge

has not

Battery free listening mode

has not

Battery level indicator

has not

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

has not

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

Beats EP
Plantronics BackBeat 500
Beats EP
Plantronics BackBeat 500

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.3
  • 5
  • 5.3Beats EP
  • 5Plantronics BackBeat 500

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