46points

Focal Utopia

38points

Sennheiser HD 800 S

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Focal Utopia vs Sennheiser HD 800 S

Focal Utopia
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Focal Utopia
Sennheiser HD 800 S

Why is Focal Utopia better than Sennheiser HD 800 S?

  • 210 Ohms lower impedance
    90 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Sennheiser HD 800 S better than Focal Utopia?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
    51000Hzvs50000Hz
  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs5Hz
  • 160g lighter
    330gvs490g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 16mm bigger driver unit
    56mmvs40mm

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Focal Utopia
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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
Focal Utopia
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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.has a detachable cable
Focal Utopia
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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

4.weight

490g

330g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.travel bag is included
Focal Utopia
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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

6.has a straight plug
Focal Utopia
Sennheiser HD 800 S

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

50000Hz

51000Hz

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

5Hz

4Hz

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.driver unit size

40mm

56mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

4.impedance

90 Ohms

300 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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