76points

Etymotic etyBLU2

70points

Plantronics Voyager Legend

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Etymotic etyBLU2 vs Plantronics Voyager Legend

Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend

Why is Etymotic etyBLU2 better than Plantronics Voyager Legend?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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Why is Plantronics Voyager Legend better than Etymotic etyBLU2?

  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • 2 more microphone(s)
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    3vs1
  • 0.9 newer Bluetooth version
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    3vs2.1
  • Has voice commands
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  • Has voice prompts
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  • 1 more live Bluetooth connections
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    2vs1
  • Has a mute function
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Design

has stereo speakers
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
sweat resistance
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
weather-sealed (splashproof)
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
weight

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18g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
is dustproof and water-resistant
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
has an in-ear form
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
has a tangle free cable
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
cable length

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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
has an on-ear form
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Plantronics Voyager Legend
This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
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.
has passive noise reduction
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
lowest frequency

20Hz

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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
has a neodymium magnet
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
highest frequency

15000Hz

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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
driver unit size

8mm

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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
sound pressure level

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Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
impedance

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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.

Microphone

has a noise-canceling microphone
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
mic sensitivity

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It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
lowest mic frequency

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The lowest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording bass.
highest mic frequency

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The highest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording treble.
has a removable microphone
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Plantronics Voyager Legend
The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.

Power

Battery life

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The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
has a rechargeable battery
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Plantronics Voyager Legend
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
has a battery level indicator
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Plantronics Voyager Legend
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
has wireless charging
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Plantronics Voyager Legend
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
Battery life of charging case

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The battery life of the charging case as given by the manufacturer. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your headphones on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
has a removable battery
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

Can be used wirelessly
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Has USB Type-C
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
has aptX
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.
supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
has a 3.5mm male connector
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
This audio plug allows you to connect to a range of devices which use a standard 3.5mm jack.

Features

travel bag is included
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
can be used as a headset
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
has voice commands
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
Has voice prompts
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
control panel placed on a device
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
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.
has an accelerometer
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
Has an in-line control panel
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Supports fast charging
Etymotic etyBLU2
Plantronics Voyager Legend
Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.

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