77points

JBL Duet NC

88points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

JBL Duet NC
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JBL Duet NC vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

JBL Duet NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
JBL Duet NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Why is JBL Duet NC better than Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than JBL Duet NC?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    18Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    18 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 38.9g lighter
    221.1gvs260g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    113dB/mWvs108dB/mW
  • Has stereo speakers

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Duet NC
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
JBL Duet NC
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
JBL Duet NC
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.weight

260g

221.1g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
JBL Duet NC
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
JBL Duet NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

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Sound quality

1.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

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
JBL Duet NC
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.sound pressure level

108dB/mW

113dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
JBL Duet NC
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.impedance

32 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

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Power

1. longer battery life

24h

25h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Duet NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Duet NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.charge time

2h

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

5.has a removable battery
JBL Duet NC
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
JBL Duet NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4.1

4

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Duet NC
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
JBL Duet NC
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
JBL Duet NC
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
JBL Duet NC
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
JBL Duet NC
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
JBL Duet NC
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.warranty period

12

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

6.has a noise canceling microphone
JBL Duet NC
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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