70points

Beats by Dre Studio (2013)

52points

Sennheiser HD 598

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Beats by Dre Studio (2013) vs Sennheiser HD 598

Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 598
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 598
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points
52
points

Why is Beats by Dre Studio (2013) better than Sennheiser HD 598?

  • 10 Ohms lower impedance
    40 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • 10g lighter
    260gvs270g
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Sennheiser HD 598 better than Beats by Dre Studio (2013)?

  • 18500Hz higher high-frequency
    38500Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an open-back design

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 598

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
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 598

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
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 598

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

260g

270g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 598

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

6.travel bag is included
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 598

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

38500Hz

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.impedance

40 Ohms

50 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

3.has a neodymium magnet
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 598

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

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 598

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
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 598

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 598

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 598

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 598

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
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 598

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 an in-line control panel
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 598

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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