66points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

43points

Sennheiser HD 800

Comparison winner
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Sennheiser HD 800
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17 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x vs Sennheiser HD 800

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sennheiser HD 800
66
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
43
points
Sennheiser HD 800

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50x better than Sennheiser HD 800?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 262 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    38 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 45g lighter
    285gvs330g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 800 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x?

  • 23000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    51000Hzvs28000Hz
  • 9Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    6Hzvs15Hz
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    102dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Mon...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Monitor Headphones + Slappa Full Sized HardBody PRO Headphone Case (SL-HP-07)
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$163.90
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Mon...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Monitor Headphones + Fiio A1 Headphone Amp
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$163.90
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio Technica ATH-M50X Professional Stu...Audio Technica ATH-M50X Professional Studio Headphones (Black) with FiiO A3 Portable Headphone Amplifier (Black)
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$163.90
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones (Renewed)
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$103.94
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluet...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones, Black
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$169.99
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, White (Renewed)
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$131.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50xGM Professional M...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xGM Professional Monitor Headphones, Gun Metal
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$169.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black
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$147.99
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones with Bluetooth Adapter, Black
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$169.95
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x aliexpressFiiO BTA10 Bluetooth 5.0 Adapter for Aud...FiiO BTA10 Bluetooth 5.0 Adapter for Audio-*Technica ATH-M50x/MSR7 Amplifier with cVc noise cancellation technology ptXLL/AAC
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$38.69

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-M50x
Sennheiser HD 800
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sennheiser HD 800
3.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sennheiser HD 800
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

285g

330g

5.travel bag is included
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sennheiser HD 800
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sennheiser HD 800

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

28000Hz

51000Hz

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

15Hz

6Hz

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

99dB/mW

102dB/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-M50x
Sennheiser HD 800
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

38 Ohms

300 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sennheiser HD 800

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-M50x
Sennheiser HD 800

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