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Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
AKG N20
Top 39%792 points
Top 39%
Top 47%694 points
Top 47%
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
AKG N20
Top specs and features

Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2 vs AKG N20: 20 facts in comparison

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-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz

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
20Hz

3. weight

2g lighter.
20g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
18g

4. 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 Series 2
AKG N20
45% have it

5. 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.
32 Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4 Ohms
38 Ohms

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
115dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
115dB/mW

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
AKG N20
69% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
AKG N20
24% have it

9. can be used as a headset

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.
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
AKG N20
44% have it

10. 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 Series 2
AKG N20
47% have it

11. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
AKG N20
64% have it

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
AKG N20
43% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
AKG N20
50% have it

14. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
1

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 Series 2
AKG N20
82% have it

16. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
AKG N20
13% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

18. 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 Series 2
AKG N20
36% have it

19. warranty period

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
2
TrebLab X2: Unlimited undefined
2

20. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
AKG N20
5% have it

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