88points

Bowers & Wilkins PX7

44points

Sennheiser HD 558

Bowers & Wilkins PX7
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33 facts in comparison

Bowers & Wilkins PX7 vs Sennheiser HD 558

Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
88
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Bowers & Wilkins PX7
44
points
Sennheiser HD 558

Why is Bowers & Wilkins PX7 better than Sennheiser HD 558?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs15Hz
  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
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    30000Hzvs28000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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Why is Sennheiser HD 558 better than Bowers & Wilkins PX7?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 50g lighter
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    260gvs310g
  • 1.8m longer cable
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    3mvs1.2m
  • Has an open-back design
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
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 PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
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.has a detachable cable
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

310g

260g

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.
6.can be folded
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

15Hz

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

30000Hz

28000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Has USB Type-C
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
4.has a removable battery
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.Has Bluetooth aptX
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
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.has a noise-canceling microphone
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
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.
4.Has voice prompts
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
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.
5.has a mute function
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
6.has voice commands
Bowers & Wilkins PX7
Sennheiser HD 558
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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