70points

Beats by Dre Studio (2013)

78points

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
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Beats by Dre Studio (2013) vs Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless
70
points
78
points

Why is Beats by Dre Studio (2013) better than Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless better than Beats by Dre Studio (2013)?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 18 Ohms lower impedance
    22 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • 47g lighter
    213gvs260g
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has an on-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
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
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
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
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
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

260g

213g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

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

6.travel bag is included
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

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

Sound quality

1.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

2.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
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.

3.impedance

40 Ohms

22 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

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
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
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
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
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
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
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
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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