AKG K518Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
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AKG K518 vs Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2: 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.

2. lowest frequency

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

3. weight

45g lighter.

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 P5 Series 2
49% 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.

6. sound pressure level

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

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 K518
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
73% have it

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 P5 Series 2
38% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K518
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
31% have it

10. 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 P5 Series 2
45% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K518
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
44% have it

12. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K518
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
31% have it

13. 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 P5 Series 2
55% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K518
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
65% have it

15. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

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 P5 Series 2
22% have it

17. 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 K518
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
87% have it

18. has removable speakers

This modularity allows you to integrate the speakers into hoodies or snowboard helmets.
AKG K518
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
1% have it

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