44points

Bowers & Wilkins C5

85points

Harman Kardon Fly ANC

Bowers & Wilkins C5
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
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Bowers & Wilkins C5 vs Harman Kardon Fly ANC

Bowers & Wilkins C5
Harman Kardon Fly ANC

Why is Bowers & Wilkins C5 better than Harman Kardon Fly ANC?

  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs16Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 18dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    118dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 261g lighter
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    20gvs281g
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an in-ear form
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Harman Kardon Fly ANC better than Bowers & Wilkins C5?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
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    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • 31mm bigger driver unit
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    40mmvs9mm

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
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 an over-the-ear form
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
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.
3.has a detachable cable
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
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Harman Kardon Fly ANC
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

20g

281g

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.
6.can be folded
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

16Hz

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

22000Hz

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
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
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
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
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.sound pressure level

118dB/mW

100dB/mW

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

32 Ohms

32 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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Has USB Type-C
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
4.has a removable battery
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
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
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
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
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
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
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.Has voice prompts
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
6.has a mute function
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Harman Kardon Fly ANC
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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