49points

Sennheiser CX 3.00

48points

Sennheiser IE 80 S

Sennheiser CX 3.00
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Sennheiser CX 3.00 vs Sennheiser IE 80 S

Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser IE 80 S

Why is Sennheiser CX 3.00 better than Sennheiser IE 80 S?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
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    21000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    118dB/mWvs116dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 6g lighter
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    12gvs18g
  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Why is Sennheiser IE 80 S better than Sennheiser CX 3.00?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs17Hz
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
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    16 Ohmsvs18 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Has a straight plug
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Price comparison

Sennheiser IE 80 S

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser IE 80 S AmazonSennheiser IE 80 S Adjustable Bass Earbu...Sennheiser IE 80 S Adjustable Bass Earbud Headphone, Black
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$198.95
Sennheiser IE 80 S AmazonSennheiser IE 80S BT Audiophile in-Ear B...Sennheiser IE 80S BT Audiophile in-Ear Bluetooth Headphone, Black
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$299.98
Sennheiser IE 80 S AmazonSennheiser IE60 Headphone
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$149.00
Sennheiser IE 80 S AmazonShure SE215-CL Professional Sound Isolat...Shure SE215-CL Professional Sound Isolating Earphones with Single Dynamic MicroDriver, Secure In-Ear Fit - Clear
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$99.00
Sennheiser IE 80 S AmazonSennheiser Pro Audio In-Ear Audio Monito...Sennheiser Pro Audio In-Ear Audio Monitor, IE 500 Pro Smokey Black Smoky
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$599.00
Sennheiser IE 80 S AmazonMEE audio M6 PRO Musicians’ In-Ear Monit...MEE audio M6 PRO Musicians’ In-Ear Monitors with Detachable Cables; Universal-Fit and Noise-Isolating (2nd Generation) (Black)
Amazon logo
$39.99
Sennheiser IE 80 S AmazonSennheiser IE 800 S In-Ear Audiophile Re...Sennheiser IE 800 S In-Ear Audiophile Reference Headphones - Sound Isolating Ear-Canal Fit With XWB Transducers and D2CA Technology, Detachable Cable, Includes Balanced Cables, 2-Year Warranty (Black)
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$999.95
Sennheiser IE 80 S AmazonSennheiser Pro Audio In-Ear Audio Monito...Sennheiser Pro Audio In-Ear Audio Monitor, IE 400 Pro Smokey Black Smoky
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$349.95

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser IE 80 S
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 IE 80 S
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 IE 80 S
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.weight

12g

18g

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 IE 80 S
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 IE 80 S
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

17Hz

10Hz

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

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
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser IE 80 S
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 IE 80 S
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

116dB/mW

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

18 Ohms

16 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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser IE 80 S
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser IE 80 S
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser IE 80 S
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser IE 80 S
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser IE 80 S
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser IE 80 S
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser IE 80 S
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser IE 80 S
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser IE 80 S
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser CX 3.00
Sennheiser IE 80 S
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 IE 80 S
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 IE 80 S
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 IE 80 S
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.

Price comparison

Sennheiser IE 80 S

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser IE 80 S AmazonSennheiser IE 80 S Adjustable Bass Earbu...Sennheiser IE 80 S Adjustable Bass Earbud Headphone, Black
Amazon logo
$198.95
Sennheiser IE 80 S AmazonSennheiser IE 80S BT Audiophile in-Ear B...Sennheiser IE 80S BT Audiophile in-Ear Bluetooth Headphone, Black
Amazon logo
$299.98
Sennheiser IE 80 S AmazonSennheiser IE60 Headphone
Amazon logo
$149.00
Sennheiser IE 80 S AmazonShure SE215-CL Professional Sound Isolat...Shure SE215-CL Professional Sound Isolating Earphones with Single Dynamic MicroDriver, Secure In-Ear Fit - Clear
Amazon logo
$99.00
Sennheiser IE 80 S AmazonSennheiser Pro Audio In-Ear Audio Monito...Sennheiser Pro Audio In-Ear Audio Monitor, IE 500 Pro Smokey Black Smoky
Amazon logo
$599.00
Sennheiser IE 80 S AmazonMEE audio M6 PRO Musicians’ In-Ear Monit...MEE audio M6 PRO Musicians’ In-Ear Monitors with Detachable Cables; Universal-Fit and Noise-Isolating (2nd Generation) (Black)
Amazon logo
$39.99
Sennheiser IE 80 S AmazonSennheiser IE 800 S In-Ear Audiophile Re...Sennheiser IE 800 S In-Ear Audiophile Reference Headphones - Sound Isolating Ear-Canal Fit With XWB Transducers and D2CA Technology, Detachable Cable, Includes Balanced Cables, 2-Year Warranty (Black)
Amazon logo
$999.95
Sennheiser IE 80 S AmazonSennheiser Pro Audio In-Ear Audio Monito...Sennheiser Pro Audio In-Ear Audio Monitor, IE 400 Pro Smokey Black Smoky
Amazon logo
$349.95

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