44points

Sennheiser HD 2.20s

57points

Sennheiser HD 4.20s

Sennheiser HD 2.20s
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
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22 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 2.20s vs Sennheiser HD 4.20s

Sennheiser HD 2.20s
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
44
points
Sennheiser HD 2.20s
57
points
Sennheiser HD 4.20s

Why is Sennheiser HD 2.20s better than Sennheiser HD 4.20s?

  • 133.9g lighter
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    246gvs379.9g
  • Has an on-ear form
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Why is Sennheiser HD 4.20s better than Sennheiser HD 2.20s?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
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    20000Hzvs18000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    118dB/mWvs112dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
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    18 Ohmsvs26 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 4.20s

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 4.20s AmazonSennheiser HD 4.20s Around Ear Headphone...Sennheiser HD 4.20s Around Ear Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$119.59
Sennheiser HD 4.20s AmazonSennheiser Momentum 3 Wireless Noise Can...Sennheiser Momentum 3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones with Alexa, Auto On/Off, Smart Pause Functionality and Smart Control App, Black
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$293.04
Sennheiser HD 4.20s AmazonSennheiser HD 2.30i Black Ear Headphones...Sennheiser HD 2.30i Black Ear Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$56.85
Sennheiser HD 4.20s AmazonSennheiser HD 200 Professional Monitorin...Sennheiser HD 200 Professional Monitoring Headphone
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$69.95
Sennheiser HD 4.20s AmazonSennheiser PXC 550-II Wireless – NoiseGa...Sennheiser PXC 550-II Wireless – NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control and 30-Hour Battery Life
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$199.95
Sennheiser HD 4.20s AmazonSennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - ...Sennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - Black
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$99.95
Sennheiser HD 4.20s AmazonSennheiser HD 100 Lightweight, Closed Ba...Sennheiser HD 100 Lightweight, Closed Back, On Ear Headphone
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$39.99
Sennheiser HD 4.20s AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
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$482.08
Sennheiser HD 4.20s AmazonSennheiser Momentum 2.0 On-Ear for Apple...Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 On-Ear for Apple Devices - Brown
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$93.94
Sennheiser HD 4.20s AmazonSennheiser RS 5000 Digital Wireless Head...Sennheiser RS 5000 Digital Wireless Headphone, Black
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$169.95

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 2.20s
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
Sennheiser HD 2.20s
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
Sennheiser HD 2.20s
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

246g

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
Sennheiser HD 2.20s
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.has a tangle free cable
Sennheiser HD 2.20s
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

18Hz

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

18000Hz

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 HD 2.20s
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

112dB/mW

118dB/mW

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

26 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
Sennheiser HD 2.20s
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
Sennheiser HD 2.20s
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 2.20s
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
Sennheiser HD 2.20s
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.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.Has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser HD 2.20s
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.
4.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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