HyperX Cloud Flight
vs
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016

HyperX Cloud Flight
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016 Difference
Model HyperX Cloud Flight Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 3.3 / 5.0 3.7 / 5.0 0.45 (14%)
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 3.9 / 5.0 3.9 / 5.0 0 (0%)
Gaming Quality 4.0 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 1 (25%)
Office Environment Sound Isolation 3.5 / 5.0 3.8 / 5.0 0.25 (7%)
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 3.4 / 5.0 3.6 / 5.0 0.2 (6%)
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.5 / 5.0 3.1 / 5.0 0.35 (10%)
Price $ 115.0 $ 135.0 20 (17%)
Year 2018 2018 0 (0%)
Microphone Yes Yes
Wireless Yes Yes
Battery Life 7.7 Hours 8.8 Hours 1.1 (14%)
Ear Breathability 3.2 / 5.0 3.2 / 5.0 0.05 (2%)
Comfort 3.8 / 5.0 3.8 / 5.0 0 (0%)
Controls 3.2 / 5.0 4.1 / 5.0 0.85 (27%)
Noise Handling 4.8 / 5.0 3.4 / 5.0 1.4 (29%)
Microphone Quality 4.0 / 5.0 2.7 / 5.0 1.3 (32%)

HyperX Cloud Flight

The HyperX Cloud Flight has excellent noise cancelling capability. For gaming, the HyperX Cloud Flight has excellent support and feature set that enables superb gaming experience. The wireless support in HyperX Cloud Flight is very convenient. In terms of sound quality, the HyperX Cloud Flight is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. The HyperX Cloud Flight is a relatively new headset. The HyperX Cloud Flight is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv. The HyperX Cloud Flight suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the HyperX Cloud Flight is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016

The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016 is a relatively new headset. The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016 has excellent outside noise isolation and suitable for traveling and commuting in noisy environments. The sound isolation in Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016 is great overall and there is minimum sound leakage. The comfort and stability of the Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016 is exceptional while doing sports and it is great for fitness usage. The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016 has excellent noise cancelling capability. In terms of sound quality, the Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016 is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. The wireless support in Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016 is very convenient. For gaming, the Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016 is not up to par with other similar headsets. The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016 is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv.

HyperX Cloud Flight vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016 Specifications Comparison

Base/Dock

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
Dock ChargingNoN/A
Line InNoN/A
Line OutNoN/A
Optical InputNoN/A
PC CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneN/A
PS4 CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneN/A
Power SupplyUSBN/A
RCA InputNoN/A
TypeWireless USB DongleN/A
USB InputYesN/A
Xbox One CompatibleNoN/A

Bass

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
High-Bass1.3 dB-3.79 dB
Low-Bass0.26 dB6.74 dB
Low-Frequency Extension11.89 Hz10 Hz
Mid-Bass1.85 dB-1.65 dB
Std. Err.1.41 dB4.01 dB

Battery

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
Audio while chargingYesYes
Battery Life29.6 hrs30 hrs
Battery TypeRechargableRechargable
Charge Time3.6 hrs2.1 hrs
Passive PlaybackYesYes
Power Saving FeatureStandby modeAuto-Off Timer

Bluetooth

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
Bluetooth VersionN/A4.0
Multi-Device PairingN/A2 Devices
NFC PairingN/AYes

Breathability

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
Avg.Temp.Difference6 C5.7 C

Cable

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
Connection1/8" TRS1/8" TRS
DetachableYesYes
Length4.2 ft4.8 ft

Case

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
HN/A2.9 "
LN/A9.3 "
TypeNo caseHard case
VolumeN/A234 Cu. Inches
WN/A8.8 "

Comfort

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
Clamping Force0.9 lbs0.9 lbs
Weight0.6 lbs0.65 lbs

Controls

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
Additional ButtonsN/ANo
Call/Music ControlNoYes
Channel MixingAdjustableN/A
Ease of useDecentGreat
FeedbackOkayGreat
Microphone ControlYesNo
Noise Canceling ControlN/AYes
Talk-ThroughN/AYes
Volume ControlYesYes

Frequency Response Consistency

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
Avg. Std. Deviation1.13 dB0.44 dB

Latency

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
Default Latency20 ms173 ms
aptX LatencyN/A166 ms
aptX(LL) LatencyN/A34 ms

Leakage

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
Overall Leakage @ 1ft42.16 dB34.65 dB

Mid

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
High-Mid-0.47 dB-0.38 dB
Low-Mid-3.14 dB-1.41 dB
Mid-Mid-0.2 dB-0.36 dB
Std. Err.2.17 dB1.26 dB

Noise Handling

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
SpNR73.1 dB19.11 dB

Noise Isolation

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
Bass-0.2 dB-7.06 dB
Mid-9.21 dB-14.05 dB
Overall Attenuation-14.27 dB-18.91 dB
Self-Noise21.76 dB17.69 dB
Treble-34.03 dB-36.06 dB

Portability

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
H2.8 "2.4 "
L6.3 "8.5 "
Transmitter requiredNoN/A
Volume127 Cu. Inches172 Cu. Inches
W7.2 "8.5 "

Recording Quality

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
FR Std. Dev.2.02 dB3.76 dB
Gain24.57 dB39.08 dB
HFE6544.63 Hz3568.48 Hz
LFE20.29 Hz530.46 Hz
Weighted THD4.7893.193

Soundstage

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB0.0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)2.5 dB2.73 dB
PRTF Distance10.79 dB13.98 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)5.45 dB4.36 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
Weighted THD @ 1003.17416.278
Weighted THD @ 901.272.835

Treble

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
High-Treble-1.44 dB-3.31 dB
Low-Treble-0.18 dB0.07 dB
Mid-Treble1.87 dB0.14 dB
Std. Err.3.11 dB2.28 dB

Wired

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
Analog AudioYesYes
OS CompatibilityNot OS specificNot OS specific
PC CompatibleAudio OnlyAudio Only
PS4 CompatibleAudio OnlyAudio Only
USB AudioNoNo
Xbox One CompatibleAudio OnlyAudio Only

Wireless Range

Cloud Flight BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless 2016
Line of Sight Range95 ft250 ft
Obstructed Range38 ft55 ft

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