50points

Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2

51points

Sony XBA-3

Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony XBA-3
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18 facts in comparison

Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2 vs Sony XBA-3

Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony XBA-3

Why is Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2 better than Sony XBA-3?

  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    115dB/mWvs108dB/mW
  • Sweat resistance
    ?
  • Has an earbud form
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony XBA-3 better than Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2?

  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs10Hz
  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
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    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 20 Ohms lower impedance
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    12 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 13g lighter
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    7gvs20g
  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony XBA-3
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
Sony XBA-3
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.weight

20g

7g

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.travel bag is included
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony XBA-3
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
5.has an in-ear form
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony XBA-3
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.
6.has a tangle free cable
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony XBA-3
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

4Hz

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

28000Hz

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
Sony XBA-3
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

108dB/mW

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

32 Ohms

12 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.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony XBA-3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony XBA-3
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.Has an in-line control panel
Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2
Sony XBA-3
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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