Bowers & Wilkins P7Sennheiser PXC 550
Top 40%812 points
Top 40%
Top 10%1,212 points
Top 10%
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
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Bowers & Wilkins P7 vs Sennheiser PXC 550: 27 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
23000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
10Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
17Hz

3. weight

63g lighter.
290g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
227g

4. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
46% have it

5. impedance

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.
22Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
490Ohms

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
34% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
111dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
110dB/mW

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
72% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
25% have it

10. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
39% have it

11. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
32% have it

12. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
45% have it

13. can be used as a headset

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.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
38% have it

14. has an over-the-ear form

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.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
42% have it

15. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
52% have it

16. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
76% have it

17. has an L-shaped plug

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.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
31% have it

18. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
41% have it

19. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
63% have it

20. control panel placed on a device

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.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
15% have it

21. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
17% have it

22. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
12% have it

23. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
9% have it

24. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
3

25. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sennheiser PXC 550
86% have it
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