In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Q350 and LS50, two Bookshelf speakers by KEF.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of KEF Q350 and KEF LS50 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how KEF Q350 and KEF LS50 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Q350 and LS50 are 2-way speakers. Q350 features a 1" Dome Tweeter , a " Midrange and 1 x 6.5" Aluminum Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2500 Hz. On the other hand, LS50 features a 1" Vented dome Tweeter , a " Midrange and 1 x 5.25" Magnesium/aluminum alloy Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2200 Hz.
Q350 has a frequency range of 63-28k Hz whereas LS50 has a frequency range of 79-28k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Q350 and LS50 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. Q350 sensitivity is rated at 87 dB and LS50's is at 85 dB. This 2 dB difference makes KEF Q350 a more sensitive speaker compared to KEF LS50, hence will play louder with the same amount of watts.
Q350 has a power range of 10-120 watts RMS whereas LS50 has a power range of 25-100 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Q350 features Post type posts and LS50 has a Post type posts. None of these speakers feature bi-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both Q350 and LS50 have a back firing ports.