47points

AKG K 242 HD

90points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

AKG K 242 HD
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AKG K 242 HD vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
47
points
90
points

Why is AKG K 242 HD better than Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs18Hz
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than AKG K 242 HD?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 37 Ohms lower impedance
    18 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • 22dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    113dB/mWvs91dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 18.9g lighter
    221.1gvs240g
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Can be folded

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

3.has a detachable cable
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

4.weight

240g

221.1g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.sweat resistant
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Beats Powerbeats Pro

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

Mpow Thor

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

25000Hz

22000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

15Hz

18Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.sound pressure level

91dB/mW

113dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

55 Ohms

18 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

4.Has WiFi
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

2.control panel placed on a device
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

3.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K 242 HD
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Mpow H5

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