Beats Solo Pro vs Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500

Beats Solo Pro
vs
Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500

What would be better Beats Solo Pro or Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500 in sound for music? Based on our rating, Solo Pro has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 vs 5.6 out of 10 for BackBeat FIT 500.

Advantages Beats Solo Pro over Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500

  • Foldable design
  • Noise cancellation
  • You can move the noise-canceling level up or down
  • Voice control
  • Longer battery life: 22 hours vs 18 hours

Advantages Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500 over Beats Solo Pro

  • Wired mode
  • Less weight: 5.4oz vs 9.4oz

Common features

  • Built-in controls
  • Battery free listening mode
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Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Beats Solo Pro
6.6
Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500
5.6
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7
8
6
6
7
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Common

Product

Beats Solo Pro
Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500

Model

Solo Pro
BackBeat FIT 500

Brand

Beats
Plantronics

Reviews

1412
302

General

Wearing style

on ear
on ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

40/1.5

Impedance, Ohm

32

Frequency response, Hz

5Hz-20KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

3

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

92

Magnet type

Weight (headphones), g/oz

267/9.4
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

has not

Audio cable length, cm/ft

has not
120/3.9

Jack connection (TRS)

has not
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

Google Assistant, Siri

App control

Control functions

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

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

4.1

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

22 (40 without noise cancelling)
18

Charging time, hrs

1.5

Charging port

micro USB
micro USB

Charging cable

lightning to USB-A
micro USB to USB-A

Speed charge

Battery free listening mode

Battery level indicator

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

Beats Solo Pro
Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500
Beats Solo Pro
Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 5.6
  • 6.6Beats Solo Pro
  • 5.6Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500

The Beats Solo Pro is better headphones in this comparison. Check Beats Solo Pro price