Audio-Technica ATH-W5000Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
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Audio-Technica ATH-W5000 vs Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2: 24 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.
45000Hz
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.
5Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
10Hz

3. weight

145g lighter.
340g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
195g

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
47% 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.
40Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
22Ohms

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
102dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
108dB/mW

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
72% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
25% have it

10. 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-W5000
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
39% have it

11. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
32% have it

12. 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-W5000
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
44% have it

13. 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.
53mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
40mm

14. 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.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
76% have it

16. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
53% have it

17. 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.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
32% have it

18. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
42% have it

19. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
64% have it

20. 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-W5000
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
87% have it

21. 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.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
22% have it

22. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

23. diaphragm size

The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.
53.3mm
Oppo PM-1: 85mm
40mm

24. has removable speakers

This modularity allows you to integrate the speakers into hoodies or snowboard helmets.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
1% have it

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