AKG K271 MKIIBowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
Top 45%722 points
Top 45%
Top 37%815 points
Top 37%
AKG K271 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
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AKG K271 MKII vs Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2: 24 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.
28000Hz
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.
16Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
10Hz

3. weight

110g lighter.
240g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
130g

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 K271 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
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.
55Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
34Ohms

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
104dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
111dB/mW

7. 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 K271 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
73% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K271 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
25% 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 K271 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
38% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K271 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
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 K271 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
44% have it

12. can be used as a headset

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.
AKG K271 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
36% have it

13. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
30mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
30mm

14. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K271 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
75% have it

15. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K271 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
54% have it

16. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K271 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
42% have it

17. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AKG K271 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
16% have it

18. 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 K271 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
42% have it

19. control panel placed on a device

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.
AKG K271 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
14% have it

20. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K271 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
64% have it

21. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AKG K271 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
8% have it

22. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

23. 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 K271 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
22% have it

24. 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 K271 MKII
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
87% have it

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