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Sony MDR-1AM2
Plantronics BackBeat Go 600
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Sony MDR-1AM2 vs Plantronics BackBeat Go 600

Analysis:

The Sony MDR-1AM2 managed to earn a spot in roundups from two sources that are known for their trustworthy review methodology - hardwarezone.com.sg and Head-fi - but fell short of making it to the top of their lists.

As for the Plantronics BackBeat Go 600, it wasn't able to earn a top spot in any roundups from trusted sources that conduct their own hands-on testing. Nevertheless, it managed to impress reviewers at MakeUseOf, PCmag, CNET, and Rtings enough to make it onto their respective shortlists.

We tried doing a direct Sony MDR-1AM2 vs. Plantronics BackBeat Go 600 review score comparison but couldn't find any sources that tested both.

Next, we took a look at which sources liked them best and found that the Sony MDR-1AM2 most impressed the reviewers at musicphotolife.com, who gave it a score of 8, whereas the Plantronics BackBeat Go 600 did best in its PCmag review - it scored 8 points.

Lastly, we compared their review averages and found that the Sony MDR-1AM2 did much better than the majority of its competitors, with an average review score of 7.7 out of 10, compared to the 7.3 overall average of Wireless Headphones in general, whereas the Plantronics BackBeat Go 600 hasn't managed to perform quite as well, with an average rating of 7.3.

Comparison of expert ratings
Highly Recommended
Recommended
Mentioned
Not Mentioned
PCmag
CNET
Rtings
hardwarezone.com.sg
Head-fi
MakeUseOf
BestProducts.com
Digitaltrends
audiorumble.com
bassheadspeakers.com
Tech. Specs Comparison
Sony MDR-1AM2
$248
Plantronics BackBeat Go 600
$28
Closed-back
Yes
Yes
Noise-cancelling
-
No
On-ear
-
No
Open-back
-
No
Over-ear
Yes
Yes
Has average expert review score
7.3
Overall Avg. for Wireless Headphones
7.7
Avg. Review Score
Score
Has average expert review score
7.3
Overall Avg. for Wireless Headphones
7.3
Avg. Review Score
Score
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