AKG K551Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
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AKG K551 vs Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2: 21 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.
12Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
10Hz

3. weight

285g lighter.
305g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
20g

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 K551
Bowers & Wilkins C5 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.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
32Ohms

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
114dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
115dB/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 K551
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
73% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K551
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
25% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K551
Bowers & Wilkins C5 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 K551
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
44% have it

11. 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.
50mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
9.2mm

12. 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 K551
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
75% 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 K551
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
54% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K551
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
64% have it

15. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
1

16. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
AKG K551
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
10% have it

17. cable length

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

18. 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 K551
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
22% have it

19. 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 K551
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
87% have it

20. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
AKG K551
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
4% have it

21. has an in-ear form

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.
AKG K551
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
33% have it

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