Bowers & Wilkins P7Sony MDR-1000X
Top 40%801 points
Top 40%
Top 15%1,134 points
Top 15%
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sony MDR-1000X
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Bowers & Wilkins P7 vs Sony MDR-1000X: 26 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
40000Hz

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
4Hz

3. weight

15g lighter.
290g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
275g

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
Sony MDR-1000X
47% 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
46Ohms

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
Sony MDR-1000X
33% 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
103dB/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
Sony MDR-1000X
72% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sony MDR-1000X
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
Sony MDR-1000X
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
Sony MDR-1000X
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
Sony MDR-1000X
44% 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
Sony MDR-1000X
37% have it

14. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
40mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
39.8mm

16. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sony MDR-1000X
53% have it

17. 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
Sony MDR-1000X
76% have it

18. 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
Sony MDR-1000X
31% have it

19. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sony MDR-1000X
41% 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
Sony MDR-1000X
15% have it

21. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sony MDR-1000X
63% have it

22. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sony MDR-1000X
17% have it

23. 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
Sony MDR-1000X
13% have it

24. 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
Sony MDR-1000X
86% have it

25. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Sony MDR-1000X
10% have it

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