57points

Bowers & Wilkins P5

41points

Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear

Bowers & Wilkins P5
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Bowers & Wilkins P5 vs Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear

Bowers & Wilkins P5
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear

Why is Bowers & Wilkins P5 better than Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Can be folded
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  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Why is Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear better than Bowers & Wilkins P5?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
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 P5
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.can be folded
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
4.travel bag is included
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
5.has an on-ear form
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
6.has an L-shaped plug
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

Sound quality

1.has passive noise reduction
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
2.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
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.
3.has a neodymium magnet
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
4.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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
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.control panel placed on a device
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
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.
3.Has an in-line control panel
Bowers & Wilkins P5
Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear
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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