50points

Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

50points

Bowers & Wilkins PI3

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Bowers & Wilkins PI3
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Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2 vs Bowers & Wilkins PI3

Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins PI3

Why is Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2 better than Bowers & Wilkins PI3?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Sweat resistance
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 11g lighter
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    20gvs31g
  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has an earbud form
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Bowers & Wilkins PI3 better than Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2?

  • 10000Hz higher high-frequency
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    30000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has a mute function
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Price comparison

Bowers & Wilkins PI3

Buy used:

$139.99

ProductStorePrice
Bowers & Wilkins PI3 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PI3 in Ear Wireless Hea...Bowers & Wilkins PI3 in Ear Wireless Headphones - Space Grey
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$175.00
Bowers & Wilkins PI3 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PI3 in Ear Wireless Hea...Bowers & Wilkins PI3 in Ear Wireless Headphones - Space Grey (Renewed)
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$140.60
Bowers & Wilkins PI3 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PI3 in Ear Wireless Hea...Bowers & Wilkins PI3 in Ear Wireless Headphones - Blue
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$198.98

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins PI3
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.sweat resistance
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins PI3
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.weight

20g

31g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins PI3
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.travel bag is included
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins PI3
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an in-ear form
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins PI3
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.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

10Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

20000Hz

30000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins PI3
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins PI3
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.
5.driver unit size

9.2mm

9.2mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins PI3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins PI3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins PI3
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins PI3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins PI3
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins PI3
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
4.supports Wi-Fi
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins PI3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins PI3
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins PI3
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins PI3
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Bowers & Wilkins PI3
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Price comparison

Bowers & Wilkins PI3

Buy used:

$139.99

ProductStorePrice
Bowers & Wilkins PI3 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PI3 in Ear Wireless Hea...Bowers & Wilkins PI3 in Ear Wireless Headphones - Space Grey
Amazon logo
$175.00
Bowers & Wilkins PI3 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PI3 in Ear Wireless Hea...Bowers & Wilkins PI3 in Ear Wireless Headphones - Space Grey (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$140.60
Bowers & Wilkins PI3 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PI3 in Ear Wireless Hea...Bowers & Wilkins PI3 in Ear Wireless Headphones - Blue
Amazon logo
$198.98

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