AKG K518Bowers & Wilkins P3
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AKG K518
Bowers & Wilkins P3
Top specs and features

AKG K518 vs Bowers & Wilkins P3: 18 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.
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz

2. lowest frequency

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

3. weight

20g lighter.
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g

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 K518
Bowers & Wilkins P3
45% 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.
32 Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4 Ohms
34 Ohms

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 K518
Bowers & Wilkins P3
35% have it

7. sound pressure level

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

8. 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 K518
Bowers & Wilkins P3
39% have it

9. 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 K518
Bowers & Wilkins P3
46% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K518
Bowers & Wilkins P3
31% have it

11. 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 K518
Bowers & Wilkins P3
76% have it

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K518
Bowers & Wilkins P3
42% have it

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K518
Bowers & Wilkins P3
63% 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 K518
Bowers & Wilkins P3
50% have it

16. 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 K518
Bowers & Wilkins P3
23% have it

17. cable length

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

18. has an open-back design

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
AKG K518
Bowers & Wilkins P3
10% have it

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