48points

AKG K44 Perception

59points

Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

AKG K44 Perception
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AKG K44 Perception vs Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

AKG K44 Perception
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
AKG K44 Perception
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

Why is AKG K44 Perception better than Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2 better than AKG K44 Perception?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs18Hz
  • 170g lighter
    20gvs190g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Travel bag is included
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has an earbud form

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Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K44 Perception
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

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.

2.weight

190g

20g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has an in-ear form
AKG K44 Perception
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

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.

4.has a tangle free cable
AKG K44 Perception
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.sweat resistant
AKG K44 Perception
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

6.has included ear pads
AKG K44 Perception
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

18Hz

10Hz

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K44 Perception
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.sound pressure level

115dB/mW

115dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.driver unit size

40mm

9.2mm

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

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K44 Perception
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
AKG K44 Perception
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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