61points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2

65points

Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 vs Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
61
points
65
points

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 better than Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 7 Ohms lower impedance
    27 Ohmsvs34 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet

Why is Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 25g lighter
    130gvs155g
  • 12dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    111dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • Can be folded
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has included ear pads
  • Travel bag is included

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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

2.has a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.weight

155g

130g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has included ear pads
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.can be folded
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.travel bag is included
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

10Hz

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

2.highest frequency

22000Hz

20000Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

99dB/mW

111dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.impedance

27 Ohms

34 Ohms

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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

3.has an in-line control panel
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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