50points

Sennheiser CX 3.00

51points

Sennheiser CX 5.00i

Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
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27 facts in comparison

Sennheiser CX 3.00 vs Sennheiser CX 5.00i

Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
50
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Sennheiser CX 3.00
51
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Sennheiser CX 5.00i

Why is Sennheiser CX 3.00 better than Sennheiser CX 5.00i?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 4g lighter
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    12gvs16g
  • Travel bag is included
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Why is Sennheiser CX 5.00i better than Sennheiser CX 3.00?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
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    16Hzvs17Hz
  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
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    22000Hzvs21000Hz
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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Price comparison

Sennheiser CX 5.00i

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser CX 5.00i AmazonSennheiser CX 5.00i and black Headphones...Sennheiser CX 5.00i and black Headphones In-Ear with Microphone for Apple
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$220.75
Sennheiser CX 5.00i AmazonSennheiser CX 3.00 Black In-Ear Headphon...Sennheiser CX 3.00 Black In-Ear Headphone (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$34.99
Sennheiser CX 5.00i AmazonSennheiser CX 300S In Ear Headphone with...Sennheiser CX 300S In Ear Headphone with One-Button Smart Remote - Red
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$49.95
Sennheiser CX 5.00i AmazonSennheiser CX 2.00i Black In-Ear Canal H...Sennheiser CX 2.00i Black In-Ear Canal Headset (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$30.97
Sennheiser CX 5.00i AmazonSennheiser CX 100 In Ear Headphone - Bla...Sennheiser CX 100 In Ear Headphone - Black
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$28.94
Sennheiser CX 5.00i AmazonSennheiser CX200 Twist-to-Fit Earbuds
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$39.95
Sennheiser CX 5.00i AmazonSennheiser Momentum In-Ear (Android vers...Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear (Android version) - Black Chrome
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$99.95
Sennheiser CX 5.00i AmazonSennheiser MOMENTUM True Wireless Blueto...Sennheiser MOMENTUM True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds with Fingertip Touch Control
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$174.21
Sennheiser CX 5.00i AmazonSennheiser IE60 Headphone
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$149.00
Sennheiser CX 5.00i AmazonSennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless with Ac...Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless with Active Noise Cancellation- Black
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$191.12
Sennheiser CX 5.00i aliexpressSennheiser Portable In Ear Headphone Cx ...Sennheiser Portable In Ear Headphone Cx 5.00i White
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$70.95

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
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 a detachable cable
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.sweat resistance
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.weight

12g

16g

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.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.travel bag is included
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

17Hz

16Hz

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

21000Hz

22000Hz

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
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
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.
5.sound pressure level

118dB/mW

118dB/mW

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

18 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.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
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
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
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 a noise-canceling microphone
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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