In this review, we will be comparing specifications of BW 606 and BW 607, two Bookshelf speakers by Bowers & Wilkins.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of B&W 606 and B&W 607 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how B&W 606 and B&W 607 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both BW 606 and BW 607 are 2-way speakers. BW 606 features a 1" Decoupled Carbon Decoupled Dome Tweeter , a " Midrange and 1 x 6.5" Continuum Woofer . On the other hand, BW 607 features a 1" Decoupled Carbon Hard-Dome Tweeter , a " Midrange and 1 x 5" Continuum Woofer .
BW 606 and BW 607 has exactly the same frequency range of 52-28k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
BW 606 and BW 607 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. BW 606 sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and BW 607's is at 84 dB. This 4 dB difference makes B&W 606 a more sensitive speaker compared to B&W 607, hence will play louder with the same amount of watts.
BW 606 has a power range of 30-120 watts RMS whereas BW 607 has a power range of 30-100 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Both BW 606 and BW 607 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both BW 606 and BW 607 have a back firing ports.
Size of a speaker can sometimes become an important decision factor due to space constraints or in some cases purely for esthetic reasons. In this section, We are going to compare B&W 606's and B&W 607's external dimensions. B&W 606 has external dimensions of 345.0mm x 190.0mm x 324.0mm ( 13.5inch x 7.4inch x 12.7inch ) whereas B&W 607 has external dimensions of 300.0mm x 165.0mm x 207.0mm ( 11.8inch x 6.4inch x 8.1inch ) .
B&W 606 is clearly the larger of the two speakers. Its body is 25mm wider, 45mm taller and 117mm deeper than B&W 607.
Below you can see the front view size comparison of B&W 606 and B&W 607.