45points

Audio-Technica ATH-WM55

88points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Audio-Technica ATH-WM55
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Audio-Technica ATH-WM55 vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Audio-Technica ATH-WM55
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WM55
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-WM55 better than Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs18Hz
  • 131.1g lighter
    90gvs221.1g
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than Audio-Technica ATH-WM55?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    18 Ohmsvs20 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    113dB/mWvs108dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-WM55
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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-WM55
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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.weight

90g

221.1g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-WM55
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-WM55
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-WM55
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

18Hz

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

23000Hz

22000Hz

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-WM55
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

108dB/mW

113dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-WM55
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.impedance

20 Ohms

18 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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-WM55
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-WM55
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-WM55
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-WM55
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-WM55
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio-Technica ATH-WM55
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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.

4.Has WiFi
Audio-Technica ATH-WM55
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-WM55
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-WM55
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

3.has a noise canceling microphone
Audio-Technica ATH-WM55
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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