40points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

59points

Sennheiser HD 218i

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Comparison winner
Sennheiser HD 218i
vs
vs

16 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X vs Sennheiser HD 218i

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 218i
40
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
59
points
Sennheiser HD 218i

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X better than Sennheiser HD 218i?

  • 24000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    45000Hzvs21000Hz
  • 14Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs19Hz
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 218i better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    108dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 173g lighter
    92gvs265g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 218i
2.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

265g

92g

3.has an on-ear form
?

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 218i
4.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

1.2m

5.has an L-shaped plug
?

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 218i
6.has a straight plug
?

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 218i

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

45000Hz

21000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

5Hz

19Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

103dB/mW

108dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 218i
5.impedance
?

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

40 Ohms

32 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 218i

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 218i

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 218i
2.has an in-line control panel
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sennheiser HD 218i

Which are the best headphones?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.