44points

Beats by Dre Wireless

55points

Bowers & Wilkins C5

Beats by Dre Wireless
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Beats by Dre Wireless vs Bowers & Wilkins C5

Beats by Dre Wireless
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Beats by Dre Wireless
Bowers & Wilkins C5
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55
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Why is Beats by Dre Wireless better than Bowers & Wilkins C5?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

Why is Bowers & Wilkins C5 better than Beats by Dre Wireless?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 190g lighter
    20gvs210g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has a straight plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre Wireless
Bowers & Wilkins C5

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 Wireless
Bowers & Wilkins C5

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 Wireless
Bowers & Wilkins C5

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

210g

20g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has an in-ear form
Beats by Dre Wireless
Bowers & Wilkins C5

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

6.can be folded
Beats by Dre Wireless
Bowers & Wilkins C5

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

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats by Dre Wireless
Bowers & Wilkins C5

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

2.has a neodymium magnet
Beats by Dre Wireless
Bowers & Wilkins C5

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats by Dre Wireless
Bowers & Wilkins C5

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre Wireless
Bowers & Wilkins C5

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 Wireless
Bowers & Wilkins C5

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 Wireless
Bowers & Wilkins C5

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 Wireless
Bowers & Wilkins C5

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

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