40points

AKG K701

60points

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2

AKG K701
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AKG K701 vs Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2

AKG K701
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
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AKG K701
60
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Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2

Why is AKG K701 better than Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2?

  • 19800Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2 better than AKG K701?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 40 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    22 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    108dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 40g lighter
    195gvs235g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

AKG K701
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
2.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 K701
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

AKG K701
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

195g

5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

AKG K701
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
6.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

AKG K701
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

39800Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

10Hz

10Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

105dB/mW

108dB/mW

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

AKG K701
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

62 Ohms

22 Ohms

6.driver unit size
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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

45mm

40mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K701
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
2.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 K701
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

AKG K701
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
2.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

2

2

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