39points

AKG K240 MKII

83points

Bowers & Wilkins PX5

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AKG K240 MKII vs Bowers & Wilkins PX5

AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5

Why is AKG K240 MKII better than Bowers & Wilkins PX5?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • 1g lighter
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    240gvs241g
  • 1.8m longer cable
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    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a coil cable
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Why is Bowers & Wilkins PX5 better than AKG K240 MKII?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs15Hz
  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
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    30000Hzvs25000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • 5.6mm bigger driver unit
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    35.6mmvs30mm

Price comparison

AKG K240 MKII

ProductStorePrice
AKG K240 MKII AmazonAKG K 240 MK II Stereo Studio Headphones...AKG K 240 MK II Stereo Studio Headphones
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$119.95
AKG K240 MKII AmazonAKG K 240 MK II Professional Semi-Open S...AKG K 240 MK II Professional Semi-Open Stereo Headphones with Headphone Holder & Male to Stereo Female Extension Cable Bundle
Amazon logo
$163.90

Bowers & Wilkins PX5

Buy used:

$247.98

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$249.99
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$9.18

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
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.
3.has a detachable cable
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

240g

241g

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.
6.can be folded
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

10Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

25000Hz

30000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.driver unit size

30mm

35.6mm

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

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Has USB Type-C
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
4.has a removable battery
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
4.supports Wi-Fi
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
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.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
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.
4.Has voice prompts
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
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.
5.has a mute function
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
6.has voice commands
AKG K240 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins PX5
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Price comparison

AKG K240 MKII

ProductStorePrice
AKG K240 MKII AmazonAKG K 240 MK II Stereo Studio Headphones...AKG K 240 MK II Stereo Studio Headphones
Amazon logo
$119.95
AKG K240 MKII AmazonAKG K 240 MK II Professional Semi-Open S...AKG K 240 MK II Professional Semi-Open Stereo Headphones with Headphone Holder & Male to Stereo Female Extension Cable Bundle
Amazon logo
$163.90

Bowers & Wilkins PX5

Buy used:

$247.98

ProductStorePrice
Bowers & Wilkins PX5 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PX5 On Ear Noise Cancel...Bowers & Wilkins PX5 On Ear Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones - Blue
Amazon logo
$299.98
Bowers & Wilkins PX5 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PX7 Over Ear Wireless B...Bowers & Wilkins PX7 Over Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone, Adaptive Noise Cancelling - Space Grey
Amazon logo
$350.71
Bowers & Wilkins PX5 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PX Active Noise Cancell...Bowers & Wilkins PX Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones Best-in-class Sound, Space Grey
Amazon logo
$296.95
Bowers & Wilkins PX5 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PI4 in Ear Noise Cancel...Bowers & Wilkins PI4 in Ear Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones - Gold, Standard,FP41254
Amazon logo
$299.99
Bowers & Wilkins PX5 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PI3 in Ear Wireless Hea...Bowers & Wilkins PI3 in Ear Wireless Headphones - Space Grey
Amazon logo
$173.98
Bowers & Wilkins PX5 Amazonbeyerdynamic Lagoon ANC Traveller Blueto...beyerdynamic Lagoon ANC Traveller Bluetooth Headphones with ANC and Sound Personalization Black
Amazon logo
$228.95
Bowers & Wilkins PX5 AmazonPhiaton 900 Legacy Digital Hybrid Active...Phiaton 900 Legacy Digital Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones, Touch Controls, Extra Bass, Memory Foam Earpads, Wireless AptX Bluetooth Over Ears Headphones, 43 Hours of Playback, Quick Charge
Amazon logo
$249.99
Bowers & Wilkins PX5 AmazonGeekria QuickFit Replacement Audio Cord ...Geekria QuickFit Replacement Audio Cord with Mic for HESH 2.0, HESH, Grind, Venue, Crusher, HESH 3 Headphones, 3.5mm Stereo Cable with Microphone and Volume Control (Black 5.6FT)
Amazon logo
$9.18

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