45points

Harman Kardon AE

88points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Harman Kardon AE
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Harman Kardon AE vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Harman Kardon AE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Harman Kardon AE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Why is Harman Kardon AE better than Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    16Hzvs18Hz
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than Harman Kardon AE?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10 Ohms lower impedance
    18 Ohmsvs28 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Harman Kardon AE
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
Harman Kardon AE
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.has a detachable cable
Harman Kardon AE
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.

4.has an in-ear form
Harman Kardon AE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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.

5.can be folded
Harman Kardon AE
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
Harman Kardon AE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

16Hz

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

20000Hz

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
Harman Kardon AE
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.has a neodymium magnet
Harman Kardon AE
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.

5.impedance

28 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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Harman Kardon AE
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.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Harman Kardon AE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Harman Kardon AE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Harman Kardon AE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Harman Kardon AE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Harman Kardon AE
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
Harman Kardon AE
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
Harman Kardon AE
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
Harman Kardon AE
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.has an in-line control panel
Harman Kardon AE
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

3.can be used as a headset
Harman Kardon AE
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.

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
Harman Kardon AE
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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