63points

Bowers & Wilkins PI4

71points

Libratone Track Air

Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
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Bowers & Wilkins PI4 vs Libratone Track Air

Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air

Why is Bowers & Wilkins PI4 better than Libratone Track Air?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • 2h longer battery life
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    10hvs8h
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?
  • 8.9mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    14.2mmvs5.3mm
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 10000Hz higher high-frequency
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    30000Hzvs20000Hz

Why is Libratone Track Air better than Bowers & Wilkins PI4?

  • Sweat resistance
    ?
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has voice commands
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  • 1.75h shorter charge time
    ?

    1.5hvs3.25h
  • Has an earbud form
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  • Has voice prompts
    ?

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Design

1.sweat resistance
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has stereo speakers
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
4.has an in-ear form
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
5.has an earbud form
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
6.weight

40g

11g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sound quality

1.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
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.
2.has passive noise reduction
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
3.driver unit size

14.2mm

5.3mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
4.lowest frequency

10Hz

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
5.highest frequency

30000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Microphone

1.number of microphones

2

2

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

Power

1.Battery life

10h

8h

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.
2.charge time

3.25h

1.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
3.has a battery level indicator
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
2.Bluetooth version

5

5

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.Can be used wirelessly
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
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.can be used as a headset
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.control panel placed on a device
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
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.
3.has a mute function
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
5.Has voice prompts
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
6.travel bag is included
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Miscellaneous

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
2.has an open-back design
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
3.has removable speakers
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
This modularity allows you to integrate the speakers into hoodies or snowboard helmets.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.supports Wi-Fi
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
6.has a removable battery
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Libratone Track Air
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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