AKG K 495 NCBowers & Wilkins P5
Top 53%631 points
Top 53%
Top 34%877 points
Top 34%
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AKG K 495 NC vs Bowers & Wilkins P5: 21 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
20Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
10Hz

3. weight

40g lighter.
235g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
195g

4. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
AKG K 495 NC
Bowers & Wilkins P5
48% have it

5. impedance

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.
26Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
26Ohms

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
AKG K 495 NC
Bowers & Wilkins P5
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
121dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
115dB/mW

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K 495 NC
Bowers & Wilkins P5
73% have it

9. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
AKG K 495 NC
Bowers & Wilkins P5
38% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 495 NC
Bowers & Wilkins P5
31% have it

11. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
AKG K 495 NC
Bowers & Wilkins P5
44% have it

12. has an over-the-ear form

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
AKG K 495 NC
Bowers & Wilkins P5
42% have it

13. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K 495 NC
Bowers & Wilkins P5
75% have it

14. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 495 NC
Bowers & Wilkins P5
53% have it

16. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K 495 NC
Bowers & Wilkins P5
42% have it

17. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 495 NC
Bowers & Wilkins P5
64% have it

18. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
AKG K 495 NC
Bowers & Wilkins P5
13% have it

19. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.4m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

20. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
AKG K 495 NC
Bowers & Wilkins P5
87% have it

21. has an on-ear form

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.
AKG K 495 NC
Bowers & Wilkins P5
22% have it

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