52points

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

50points

Sennheiser HD 202-II

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Audio-Technica ATH-M20x vs Sennheiser HD 202-II

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sennheiser HD 202-II
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sennheiser HD 202-II
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50
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Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M20x better than Sennheiser HD 202-II?

  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs18Hz
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sennheiser HD 202-II better than Audio-Technica ATH-M20x?

  • 15 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 60g lighter
    130gvs190g
  • 19dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    115dB/mWvs96dB/mW

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sennheiser HD 202-II

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-M20x
Sennheiser HD 202-II

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.weight

190g

130g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a straight plug
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sennheiser HD 202-II

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

5.cable length

3m

3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

18000Hz

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

15Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sennheiser HD 202-II

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

96dB/mW

115dB/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

47 Ohms

32 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-M20x
Sennheiser HD 202-II

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sennheiser HD 202-II

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

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