66points
48points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

80points
79points

Sennheiser HD 450BT

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Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT vs Sennheiser HD 450BT

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 450BT

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT better than Sennheiser HD 450BT?

  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
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    15Hzvs18Hz
  • 6000Hz higher high-frequency
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    28000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 10h longer battery life
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    40hvs30h
  • Has an in-line control panel
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Why is Sennheiser HD 450BT better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 9dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    108dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • 72g lighter
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    238gvs310g
  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    2vs1
  • 5h shorter charge time
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    2hvs7h
  • Has Bluetooth aptX
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  • Has USB Type-C
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Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Over-...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Over-Ear Headphones(Renewed)
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$162.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATHM50XBT Wireless Blueto...Audio-Technica ATHM50XBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones, Black
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$179.00

Sennheiser HD 450BT

Buy used:

$149.95

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Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 350BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wirele...Sennheiser HD 350BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless Headphone - 30-Hour Battery Life, USB-C Fast Charging, Virtual Assistant Button, Foldable - White (HD 350BT White)
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$99.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth ...Sennheiser HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth Wireless Headphones - Black
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$97.29
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless He...Sennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation, Black and Silver(HD 4.50 BTNC)
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$142.99
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$329.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 400S Closed Back, Around E...Sennheiser HD 400S Closed Back, Around Ear Headphone with One-Button Smart Remote on Detachable Cable
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$69.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
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$99.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 4.50 SE Wireless Noise Can...Sennheiser HD 4.50 SE Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones - Black
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$245.00
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 25 Professional DJ Headpho...Sennheiser HD 25 Professional DJ Headphone with SLAPPA SL-HP-07 HardBody PRO Case
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$149.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, I...Sennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, Ivory
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$195.66
Sennheiser HD 450BT walmartSennheiser HD 25 PLUS Headphones (HD25 P...Sennheiser HD 25 PLUS Headphones (HD25 Plus, w/Nylon Case)
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$199.95

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 450BT
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-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 450BT
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
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 450BT
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
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Sennheiser HD 450BT
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

310g

238g

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.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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Sennheiser HD 450BT
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.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.
2.highest frequency

28000Hz

22000Hz

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
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 450BT
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 450BT
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.
5.sound pressure level

99dB/mW

108dB/mW

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

Power

1.Battery life

40h

30h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 450BT
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
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Sennheiser HD 450BT
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

7h

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.Has USB Type-C
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 450BT
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
6.has a removable battery
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Sennheiser HD 450BT
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 450BT
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

5

5

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 450BT
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 450BT
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 450BT
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 450BT
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 450BT
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 450BT
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 450BT
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 450BT
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.Has voice prompts
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 450BT
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Over-...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Over-Ear Headphones(Renewed)
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$162.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATHM50XBT Wireless Blueto...Audio-Technica ATHM50XBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones, Black
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$179.00

Sennheiser HD 450BT

Buy used:

$149.95

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 350BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wirele...Sennheiser HD 350BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless Headphone - 30-Hour Battery Life, USB-C Fast Charging, Virtual Assistant Button, Foldable - White (HD 350BT White)
Amazon logo
$99.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth ...Sennheiser HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth Wireless Headphones - Black
Amazon logo
$97.29
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless He...Sennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation, Black and Silver(HD 4.50 BTNC)
Amazon logo
$142.99
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$329.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 400S Closed Back, Around E...Sennheiser HD 400S Closed Back, Around Ear Headphone with One-Button Smart Remote on Detachable Cable
Amazon logo
$69.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
Amazon logo
$99.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 4.50 SE Wireless Noise Can...Sennheiser HD 4.50 SE Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones - Black
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$245.00
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 25 Professional DJ Headpho...Sennheiser HD 25 Professional DJ Headphone with SLAPPA SL-HP-07 HardBody PRO Case
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$149.95
Sennheiser HD 450BT AmazonSennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, I...Sennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, Ivory
Amazon logo
$195.66
Sennheiser HD 450BT walmartSennheiser HD 25 PLUS Headphones (HD25 P...Sennheiser HD 25 PLUS Headphones (HD25 Plus, w/Nylon Case)
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$199.95

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