78points

AKG N90Q LE

39points

Sennheiser HD 800 S

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Sennheiser HD 800 S
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20 facts in comparison

AKG N90Q LE vs Sennheiser HD 800 S

AKG N90Q LE
Sennheiser HD 800 S
AKG N90Q LE
Sennheiser HD 800 S
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39
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Why is AKG N90Q LE better than Sennheiser HD 800 S?

  • 268 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a battery level indicator

Why is Sennheiser HD 800 S better than AKG N90Q LE?

  • 21000Hz higher high-frequency
    51000Hzvs30000Hz
  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs10Hz
  • 130g lighter
    330gvs460g
  • Has an open-back design

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N90Q LE
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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 N90Q LE
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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 N90Q LE
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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

460g

330g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG N90Q LE
Sennheiser HD 800 S

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.travel bag is included
AKG N90Q LE
Sennheiser HD 800 S

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

30000Hz

51000Hz

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

10Hz

4Hz

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.impedance

32 Ohms

300 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

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG N90Q LE
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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 N90Q LE
Sennheiser HD 800 S

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG N90Q LE
Sennheiser HD 800 S

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N90Q LE
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG N90Q LE
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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 N90Q LE
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

4.has an in-line control panel
AKG N90Q LE
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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

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