51points

Bowers & Wilkins P5

81points

Bowers & Wilkins PX

Bowers & Wilkins P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX
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Bowers & Wilkins P5 vs Bowers & Wilkins PX

Bowers & Wilkins P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX

Why is Bowers & Wilkins P5 better than Bowers & Wilkins PX?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    115dB/mWvs111dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 140g lighter
    ?

    195gvs335g
  • Can be folded
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Why is Bowers & Wilkins PX better than Bowers & Wilkins P5?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
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    22 Ohmsvs26 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?

Price comparison

Bowers & Wilkins PX

Buy used:

$288.96

ProductStorePrice
Bowers & Wilkins PX AmazonBowers & Wilkins PX Active Noise Cancell...Bowers & Wilkins PX Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones Best-in-class Sound, Space Grey
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$296.95
Bowers & Wilkins PX AmazonBowers & Wilkins (B&W) Noise Cancelling ...Bowers & Wilkins (B&W) Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones PX/H (Space Gray)【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】
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$447.12
Bowers & Wilkins PX walmartBowers & Wilkins P3 On Ear Wired Headpho...Bowers & Wilkins P3 On Ear Wired Headphones Mic & Remote WHITE
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$58.95

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX
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
Bowers & Wilkins PX
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 P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX
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
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

195g

335g

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.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

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

20000Hz

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 P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX
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 P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX
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

115dB/mW

111dB/mW

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

26 Ohms

22 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 P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Has USB Type-C
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
4.has a removable battery
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX
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 P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX
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 P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX
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 P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX
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 P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX
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 P5
Bowers & Wilkins PX
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.warranty period

2

24

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

Price comparison

Bowers & Wilkins PX

Buy used:

$288.96

ProductStorePrice
Bowers & Wilkins PX AmazonBowers & Wilkins PX Active Noise Cancell...Bowers & Wilkins PX Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones Best-in-class Sound, Space Grey
Amazon logo
$296.95
Bowers & Wilkins PX AmazonBowers & Wilkins (B&W) Noise Cancelling ...Bowers & Wilkins (B&W) Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones PX/H (Space Gray)【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】
Amazon logo
$447.12
Bowers & Wilkins PX walmartBowers & Wilkins P3 On Ear Wired Headpho...Bowers & Wilkins P3 On Ear Wired Headphones Mic & Remote WHITE
walmart logo
$58.95

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