57points

AKG K 430

94points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

AKG K 430
Comparison winner
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AKG K 430 vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

AKG K 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
AKG K 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
57
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94
points

Why is AKG K 430 better than Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    12Hzvs18Hz
  • 111.1g lighter
    110gvs221.1g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than AKG K 430?

  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    18 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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 a detachable cable
AKG K 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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.

4.weight

110g

221.1g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

6.has included ear pads
AKG K 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

12Hz

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

2.highest frequency

28000Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

125dB/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

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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.

2.can be used as a headset
AKG K 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
AKG K 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K 430
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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