Audio-Technica ATH-M20


Sennheiser HD 206

Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Comparison winner
Sennheiser HD 206
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17 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M20 vs Sennheiser HD 206

Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 206

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M20 better than Sennheiser HD 206?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency

  • Has a coil cable

Why is Sennheiser HD 206 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M20?

  • 9Hz lower low-frequency

  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level

  • 16 Ohms lower impedance

    24 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • 15g lighter


Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 206

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1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 206
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
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 206
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
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Sennheiser HD 206
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.



We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 206
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.cable length



A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency



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



The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
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Sennheiser HD 206
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



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

40 Ohms

24 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 206
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.


1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 206
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 206
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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