65points

Bowers & Wilkins P7

90points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Bowers & Wilkins P7
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Bowers & Wilkins P7 vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
65
points
90
points

Why is Bowers & Wilkins P7 better than Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs18Hz
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than Bowers & Wilkins P7?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
    18 Ohmsvs22 Ohms
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 68.9g lighter
    221.1gvs290g
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    113dB/mWvs111dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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 P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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.

4.weight

290g

221.1g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has included ear pads
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

18Hz

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.sound pressure level

111dB/mW

113dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

5.has a neodymium magnet
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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.

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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 P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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.Has WiFi
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

3.has an in-line control panel
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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