60points

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2

67points

Sennheiser Momentum

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
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Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2 vs Sennheiser Momentum

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
Sennheiser Momentum
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
Sennheiser Momentum

Why is Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2 better than Sennheiser Momentum?

  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs16Hz
  • Can be folded
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has removable speakers

Why is Sennheiser Momentum better than Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 5g lighter
    190gvs195g
  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
    18 Ohmsvs22 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    110dB/mWvs108dB/mW
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a straight plug

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
Sennheiser Momentum

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 P5 Series 2
Sennheiser Momentum

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.weight

195g

190g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
Sennheiser Momentum

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

5.can be folded
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
Sennheiser Momentum

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.sweat resistant
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
Sennheiser Momentum

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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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.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

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.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
Sennheiser Momentum

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

108dB/mW

110dB/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.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

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

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
Sennheiser Momentum

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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
Sennheiser Momentum

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2
Sennheiser Momentum

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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