In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Q150 and BW 706 S2, two Bookshelf cameras from KEF and Bowers & Wilkins.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of KEF Q150 and B&W 706 S2 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how KEF Q150 and B&W 706 S2 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Q150 and BW 706 S2 are 2-way speakers. Q150 features a 1" Dome Tweeter and 1 5.25" Aluminum Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2500 Hz. On the other hand, BW 706 S2 features a 1" Decoupled Carbon Decoupled Soft-Dome Tweeter and 1 6.5" Continuum Woofer .
Q150 has a frequency range of 51-28k Hz whereas BW 706 S2 has a frequency range of 50-28k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Q150 and BW 706 S2 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. Q150 sensitivity is rated at 86 dB and BW 706 S2's is at 88 dBd B.
Q150 has a power range of 10-100 watts RMS whereas BW 706 S2 has a power range of 30-120 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
BW 706 S2 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. Q150 has a Post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both Q150 and BW 706 S2 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.