60points

Audio-Technica ATH-M35

48points

Sennheiser HD 239

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Audio-Technica ATH-M35 vs Sennheiser HD 239

Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sennheiser HD 239
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sennheiser HD 239
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48
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Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M35 better than Sennheiser HD 239?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be folded

Why is Sennheiser HD 239 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M35?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    23000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    16Hzvs20Hz
  • 33 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs65 Ohms
  • 14dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    114dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has an open-back design

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sennheiser HD 239

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-M35
Sennheiser HD 239

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.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sennheiser HD 239

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

4.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sennheiser HD 239

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

5.has an on-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sennheiser HD 239

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.

6.cable length

3.4m

1.4m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

16Hz

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

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

23000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sennheiser HD 239

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

100dB/mW

114dB/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

65 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-M35
Sennheiser HD 239

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-M35
Sennheiser HD 239

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

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-M35
Sennheiser HD 239

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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