Bowers & Wilkins C5
Top 30%462 points
Top 30%
Lowest frequency
Number of headphones
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Top 100%
849 headphones
1Hz - 834Hz
NaN% of all headphonesYes
No
lowest frequency
highest frequency
impedance
sound pressure level
weight
10
Hz
Sony MH1CBLK
1Hz
Best

Bowers & Wilkins C5: 16 facts and highlights

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-1ABT: 100000Hz
152
0

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
10Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
140
0

3. weight

20g
AKG IP2: 3g
122
0

4. impedance

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.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
97
0

5. has sound isolation / passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Bowers & Wilkins C5
49% have it
93
0

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Bowers & Wilkins C5
36% have it
86
0

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
118dB/mW
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 130dB/mW
78
0

8. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Bowers & Wilkins C5
44% have it
60
0

9. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
9mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
51
0

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Bowers & Wilkins C5
55% have it
49
0

11. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Bowers & Wilkins C5
74% have it
47
0

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Bowers & Wilkins C5
65% have it
44
0

13. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
AKG Q 701: 6m
35
0

14. diaphragm size

The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.
0.009mm
Oppo PM-1: 85mm
29
0

15. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Bowers & Wilkins C5
88% have it
28
0

16. has an in-ear form

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.
Bowers & Wilkins C5
33% have it
28
0

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