Audio-Technica ATH-W5000Sennheiser IE 800
Top 43%748 points
Top 43%
Top 54%599 points
Top 54%
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sennheiser IE 800
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Audio-Technica ATH-W5000 vs Sennheiser IE 800: 20 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.
45000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
45000Hz

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
5Hz

3. weight

332g lighter.
340g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
8g

4. 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.
40Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
16Ohms

5. 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-W5000
Sennheiser IE 800
33% have it

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
102dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
125dB/mW

7. 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-W5000
Sennheiser IE 800
73% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sennheiser IE 800
25% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sennheiser IE 800
31% have it

10. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
53mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
7mm

11. 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-W5000
Sennheiser IE 800
75% have it

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sennheiser IE 800
54% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sennheiser IE 800
42% have it

14. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sennheiser IE 800
32% have it

15. 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-W5000
Sennheiser IE 800
42% have it

16. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sennheiser IE 800
64% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.1m

18. 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-W5000
Sennheiser IE 800
87% have it

19. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sennheiser IE 800
33% have it

20. has an open-back design

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sennheiser IE 800
10% have it

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