55points

Philips SHQ3017/28

88points

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Philips SHQ3017/28
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Philips SHQ3017/28 vs Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Philips SHQ3017/28
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Why is Philips SHQ3017/28 better than Sennheiser Momentum Wireless?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs16Hz
  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs28 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Sennheiser Momentum Wireless better than Philips SHQ3017/28?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 11dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    113dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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

4.can be folded
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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

5.has an in-ear form
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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.

6.has included ear pads
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

16Hz

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

22000Hz

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
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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

102dB/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
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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

16 Ohms

28 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.has a rechargeable battery
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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

6

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
Philips SHQ3017/28
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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