41points

HiFiMAN HE-300

55points

Sennheiser HD 4.20s

HiFiMAN HE-300
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
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HiFiMAN HE-300 vs Sennheiser HD 4.20s

HiFiMAN HE-300
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
41
points
HiFiMAN HE-300
55
points
Sennheiser HD 4.20s

Why is HiFiMAN HE-300 better than Sennheiser HD 4.20s?

  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
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    15Hzvs18Hz
  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
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    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 109.9g lighter
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    270gvs379.9g
  • Travel bag is included
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  • 1.6m longer cable
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    3mvs1.4m
  • Has a straight plug
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  • Has an open-back design
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Why is Sennheiser HD 4.20s better than HiFiMAN HE-300?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 25dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    118dB/mWvs93dB/mW
  • 32 Ohms lower impedance
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    18 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be folded
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
HiFiMAN HE-300
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
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
HiFiMAN HE-300
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
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
HiFiMAN HE-300
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

270g

379.9g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
HiFiMAN HE-300
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
HiFiMAN HE-300
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

18Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

22000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
HiFiMAN HE-300
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
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

93dB/mW

118dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.impedance

50 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
HiFiMAN HE-300
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
HiFiMAN HE-300
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
HiFiMAN HE-300
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
HiFiMAN HE-300
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.Has an in-line control panel
HiFiMAN HE-300
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
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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