Audio-Technica ATH-W1000xSennheiser HD 558
Top 55%584 points
Top 55%
Top 64%473 points
Top 64%
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sennheiser HD 558
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Top specs and features

Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x vs Sennheiser HD 558: 13 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
42000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
28000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
5Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
15Hz

3. weight

90g lighter.
350g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
260g

4. has sound isolation / 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-W1000x
Sennheiser HD 558
48% have it

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.
42Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
50Ohms

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sennheiser HD 558
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
100dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
112dB/mW

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sennheiser HD 558
73% have it

9. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sennheiser HD 558
75% have it

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sennheiser HD 558
54% have it

11. 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-W1000x
Sennheiser HD 558
42% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sennheiser HD 558
64% have it

13. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m

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