70points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

90points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
70
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Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 better than Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    18Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    18 Ohmsvs30 Ohms
  • 33.9g lighter
    221.1gvs255g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a battery level indicator

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
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 a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
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.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
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.

4.weight

255g

221.1g

Best

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3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

6.can be folded
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

20Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
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.impedance

30 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.

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4 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.charge time

3h

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

4.has a removable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4

4

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
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.

5.Has WiFi
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
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.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

4.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
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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