Sennheiser PXC 550 vs Bowers & Wilkins PX

Sennheiser PXC 550
vs
Bowers & Wilkins PX

What is the difference between Sennheiser PXC 550 and Bowers & Wilkins PX? Find out which is better and their overall performance in the headphones ranking. Based on our rating, PXC 550 has a total rating of 8.3 out of 10 vs 8.1 out of 10 for PX.

Advantages Sennheiser PXC 550 over Bowers & Wilkins PX

  • Better high limit of frequency response: 23KHz vs 20KHz
  • Less weight: 8oz vs 11.8oz
  • Foldable design
  • In-line control buttons
  • Touch control
  • NFC support

Advantages Bowers & Wilkins PX over Sennheiser PXC 550

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 10Hz vs 17Hz
  • Higher sensitivity: 111dB vs 110dB
  • aptX HD supported
  • Longer battery life: 22 hours vs 20 hours

Common features

  • Wired mode available
  • Noise cancelling headphones
  • Adjustable level of noise cancellation
  • Detachable cables
  • Built-in controls
  • Voice control
  • App control
  • Battery free listening mode
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Sennheiser PXC 550
8.3
Bowers & Wilkins PX
8.1
10
7
10
10
8
8
Sennheiser PXC 550

Sennheiser PXC 550 review

May 18, 2020

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Bowers & Wilkins PX

Bowers & Wilkins PX review

May 27, 2020

Bowers & Wilkins PX is a premium model of wireless over ear headphones with closed back cups. Th...

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Common

Product

Sennheiser PXC 550
Bowers & Wilkins PX

Model

PXC 550
PX

Brand

Sennheiser
Bowers & Wilkins

Reviews

4568
1798

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

40/1.5

Impedance, Ohm

490
22

Frequency response, Hz

17Hz-23KHz
10Hz-20KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

0.05
0.3

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

110
111

Magnet type

Weight (headphones), g/oz

227/8
335/11.8

Comfort

Adjustable headband

Foldable

Noise cancelling

Active noise cancelling

Adjustable noise cancelling level

Microphone

Built-in microphone

In-line microphone

Detachable microphone

Cables

Detachable cable

Audio cable length, cm/ft

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

Google Assistant, Siri
Google Assistant, Siri

App control

Control functions

volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, fast forward/rewind, noise cancelling
volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, bluetooth, noise cancelling

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

4.2
4.2

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP, DIP
A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP,GAP,SDAP, DIP

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

20 (30 without noise cancelling)
22 (50 without noise cancelling)

Charging time, hrs

3

Charging port

micro USB
USB-C

Charging cable

micro USB to USB-A
USB-C to USB-A

Speed charge

Battery free listening mode

Battery level indicator

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

Sennheiser PXC 550
Bowers & Wilkins PX
Sennheiser PXC 550
Bowers & Wilkins PX

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.3
  • 8.1
  • 8.3Sennheiser PXC 550
  • 8.1Bowers & Wilkins PX

The Sennheiser PXC 550 is better headphones in this comparison. Check Sennheiser PXC 550 price