59points

Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

88points

Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
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Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2 vs Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
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points
88
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Why is Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2 better than Sony MDR-ZX770BN?

  • 225g lighter
    20gvs245g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an earbud form

Why is Sony MDR-ZX770BN better than Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    8Hzvs10Hz
  • 9 Ohms lower impedance
    23 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

20g

245g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has an in-ear form
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.highest frequency

20000Hz

22000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

10Hz

8Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

115dB/mW

98dB/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.impedance

32 Ohms

23 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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.warranty period

2

1

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

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

4.has an in-line control panel
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

5.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

6.has a noise canceling microphone
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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