56points

Audio-Technica ATH-M20

90points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

52points

Sennheiser HD 598

Audio-Technica ATH-M20
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Audio-Technica ATH-M20 vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT vs Sennheiser HD 598

Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 598
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 598
56
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90
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52
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Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M20 better than Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT & Sennheiser HD 598?

  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than Audio-Technica ATH-M20 & Sennheiser HD 598?

  • Impedance
    18 Ohmsvs40,50 Ohms
  • Weight
    221.1gvs230,270g
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Sennheiser HD 598 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M20 & Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • Highest frequency
    38500Hzvs20000,22000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    12Hzvs30,18Hz
  • Has an open-back design

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 598

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
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 598

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
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 598

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

230g

221.1g

270g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 598

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 598

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

22000Hz

38500Hz

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

30Hz

18Hz

12Hz

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
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 598

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

98dB/mW

113dB/mW

112dB/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

40 Ohms

18 Ohms

50 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
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 598

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 battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 598

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 598

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 598

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 598

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 598

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 598

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
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 598

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 598

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
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 598

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 a noise canceling microphone
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 598

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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