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Updated January 10, 2024·

For immersive music listening, the Bowers and Wilkins Pi5 S2 offers slightly better overall sound quality and soundstage, paired with higher comfort levels, which may justify its higher price. If you're looking for better value and decent performance in various scenarios like music, calls, and occasional gaming, the 1More Sonoflow is a more budget-friendly option and also scores well for exercise and air travel use due to its over-ear design and better noise isolation. However, if wireless charging and optimized app controls for Android and Apple are important to you, along with slightly better build quality, the Pi5 S2 might be worth the extra cost. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the 1More Sonoflow
  • Good for music
Advantages of the Bowers and Wilkins Pi5 S2
  • The Bowers and Wilkins Pi5 S2 has no clear advantages over the 1More Sonoflow.

Key differences

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Battery

40.0 Hours
Sonoflow
Pi5 S2
5.0 Hours
The 1More Sonoflow has 40 hours of battery life. The Bowers and Wilkins Pi5 S2 has 5 hours of battery life.

Cost

$64
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Pi5 S2
$199
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The 1More Sonoflow has a price of $64 and the Bowers and Wilkins Pi5 S2 costs $199.
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Key similarities

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Music

7.2
Sonoflow
Pi5 S2
6.7
Although they have very similar scores, PerfectRec considers 1More Sonoflow to be good for music, while the Bowers and Wilkins Pi5 S2 is only fair.

Gaming

5.3
Sonoflow
Pi5 S2
5.3
The 1More Sonoflow and Bowers and Wilkins Pi5 S2 are both poor for gaming.

Phone Calls

5.0
Sonoflow
Pi5 S2
5.0
The Bowers and Wilkins Pi5 S2 and 1More Sonoflow are both poor for phone calls.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

6.0
Sonoflow
Pi5 S2
5.6
Although they have very similar scores, PerfectRec considers 1More Sonoflow to be only fair for podcasts and audiobooks, while the Bowers and Wilkins Pi5 S2 is poor.

TV and Video

5.7
Sonoflow
Pi5 S2
5.6
The 1More Sonoflow and Bowers and Wilkins Pi5 S2 are both poor for TV and video.

Noise Reduction

8.3
Sonoflow
Pi5 S2
8.3
The 1More Sonoflow and Bowers and Wilkins Pi5 S2 are both very good for noise reduction.

Build Quality

8.5
Sonoflow
Pi5 S2
8.9
The Bowers and Wilkins Pi5 S2 and 1More Sonoflow both have very good build quality.

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How the 1More Sonoflow and the Bowers and Wilkins Pi5 S2 compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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1More SonoflowBowers and Wilkins Pi5 S2
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GENERAL

Price
$64
$199
Brand
1MoreBowers and Wilkins
Release Date
September 1, 2022January 1, 2023
Form Factor
HeadphonesEarbuds
Connectivity
Wired + WirelessWireless

SOUND

Music Score
7.2/106.8/10
Phone Calls Score
5/105.1/10
Gaming Score
5.4/105.3/10
TV and Video Score
5.7/105.6/10
Exercise Score
6.3/106.3/10

PERFORMANCE

Battery life
40 Hours5 Hours
Wireless charging
NoYes
Charging time
1.3 Hours0.75 Hours
Bluetooth version
55
Case Battery Life
N/A19

FEATURES

Active Noise Cancelling
YesYes
Noise Reduction Score
8.4/108.4/10
Virtual Surround
NoNo
Android App
YesYes
iOS App
YesYes
Mic Quality
6/106.5/10

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
8.5/108.9/10
Comfort score
7.6/108/10
Size
N/ALarge
Weight (headset or single earbud)
267.6 Grams6 Grams
Microphone style
IntegratedIntegrated

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Headphonics

Michael | January 2023
"The SonoFlow is cheap and fun, without going too far into being overly warm or annoyingly grating, or sharp sounding. The ANC features are lovely with strong app integration and excellent battery life."

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Major HiFi

Chris Golembeski | January 2023
"Bowers and Wilkins isn’t looking to make an obscure, premium wireless bud catered specifically towards audiophiles. Instead, it seems apparent that they’re going for the crown: a cool and popular look, an easy and comfortable fit, and an engaging stage with a great balance that is perfectly suited for mainstream listeners and audiophiles alike."

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About 1More

Music lovers, young or old, frugal or affluent, deserve to hear music as it was meant to be heard, as the artist intended it to be heard. Everyone deserves to hear more. That’s how 1More, a China based company, describes their mission. Their products are all tuned by Luca Bignardi, a sound engineer who’s worked side by side with artists such as Eros Ramazzotti, Laura Pausini and Andrea Bocelli, in an effort to offer premium quality audio devices at midrange prices.

About Bowers and Wilkins

Bowers and Wilkins is a British audio equipment manufacturer with a focus on innovation and product development. It was founded by a couple of real-life James Bonds, the co-founders John Bowers and Roy Wilkins, who met while working for MI6 during World War II. The company keeps being favored by enthusiasts due to their sound quality, craftsmanship and signature aesthetics.

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