78points

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless

86points

Sony MDR-100ABN

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
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Sony MDR-100ABN
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Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless vs Sony MDR-100ABN

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

Why is Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 10 Ohms lower impedance
    22 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless?

  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 33g lighter
    290gvs323g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has an L-shaped plug

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 an over-the-ear form
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

3.weight

323g

290g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

5.can be folded
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

5Hz

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

40000Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

4.sound pressure level

111dB/mW

103dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.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.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

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Power

1. longer battery life

17h

20h

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

2.has a battery level indicator
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a removable battery
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4.1

4.1

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.has an in-line control panel
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

3.can be used as a headset
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

4.number of microphones

1

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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