53points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4

78points

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 vs Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless
53
points
78
points

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 better than Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has an in-line control panel

Why is Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 22g lighter
    213gvs235g
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

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 H4
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

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.

4.weight

235g

213g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.travel bag is included
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

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

6.has an L-shaped plug
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

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.

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

20000Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

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

4.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4.2

4.1

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

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 H4
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

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 H4
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

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 H4
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

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

2

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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