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Bowers & Wilkins C5

Bowers & Wilkins C5
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Bowers & Wilkins C5 review: specs and price

Bowers & Wilkins C5
Bowers & Wilkins C5

Why is Bowers & Wilkins C5 better than the average?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs14.83Hz
  • Weight
    20gvs174.14g
  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs33.17 Ohms
  • Sound pressure level
    118dB/mWvs105.22dB/mW

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
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.weight

20g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has an in-ear form
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.

4.travel bag is included
Bowers & Wilkins C5

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

5.has a straight plug
Bowers & Wilkins C5

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

6.cable length

1.2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

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

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
Bowers & Wilkins C5

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

4.sound pressure level

118dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
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.

6.impedance

32 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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bowers & Wilkins C5

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
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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