58points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50

60points

Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50 vs Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
58
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50
60
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Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50 better than Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 15mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs30mm
  • 2.2m longer cable
    ?

    3.4mvs1.2m
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Why is Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs15Hz
  • 12dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    111dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    34 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • 154g lighter
    130gvs284g
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50

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$124.12

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Design

1.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. Show more

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Bowers & Wilkins P3 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.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
3.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.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

284g

130g

5.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
6.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

Sound quality

1.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

99dB/mW

111dB/mW

2.highest frequency
?

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

28000Hz

20000Hz

3.lowest frequency
?

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

15Hz

10Hz

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Bowers & Wilkins P3 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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

38 Ohms

34 Ohms

6.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.

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1570

106mm

45mm

30mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Bowers & Wilkins P3 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.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
2.control panel placed on a device
?

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
3.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.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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