76points

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless

89points

Sony WH-1000XM2

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
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Sony WH-1000XM2
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28 facts in comparison

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless vs Sony WH-1000XM2

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2
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89
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Why is Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless better than Sony WH-1000XM2?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 24 Ohms lower impedance
    22 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Sony WH-1000XM2 better than Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless?

  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs10Hz
  • 48g lighter
    275gvs323g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • 21h longer battery life
    38hvs17h

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

323g

275g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

6.can be folded
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

Sound quality

1.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

2.lowest frequency

10Hz

4Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

4.impedance

22 Ohms

46 Ohms

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.

Power

1. longer battery life

17h

38h

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 WH-1000XM2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a removable battery
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4.1

4.1

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 WH-1000XM2

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

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