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77points
41points

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless

99points
62points

Sennheiser PXC 550

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
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Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
77
points
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
99
points
Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs17Hz
  • 468 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    22 Ohmsvs490 Ohms
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    111dB/mWvs110dB/mW
  • Has included ear pads
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  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has a removable battery
    ?

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    23000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 96g lighter
    227gvs323g
  • 13h longer battery life
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    30hvs17h
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?

Price comparison

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless

Sennheiser PXC 550

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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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 Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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 Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
3.has a detachable cable
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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 Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

323g

227g

5.can be folded
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Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
6.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

House of Marley Buffalo Soldier BT

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

20000Hz

23000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

10Hz

17Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

111dB/mW

110dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
5.impedance
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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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

22 Ohms

490 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
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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 Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550

Power

1.Battery life
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The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

17h

30h

2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
4.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
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Best

Sol Republic Shadow Fusion

5

4.1

4.2

2.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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.

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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 Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
2.control panel placed on a device
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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 Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

1

3

4.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550

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