48points

Sennheiser HD 229

88points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Sennheiser HD 229
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Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
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Sennheiser HD 229 vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Sennheiser HD 229
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 229
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Why is Sennheiser HD 229 better than Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs18 Ohms
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than Sennheiser HD 229?

  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    113dB/mWvs110dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator

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Design

1.has a detachable cable
Sennheiser HD 229
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.

2.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 229
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.

3.can be folded
Sennheiser HD 229
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

4.has an over-the-ear form
Sennheiser HD 229
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.

5.has a tangle free cable
Sennheiser HD 229
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

6.travel bag is included
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Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

For example

RHA TrueConnect

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Sound quality

1.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

2.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.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sennheiser HD 229
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.impedance

16 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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser HD 229
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.sound pressure level

110dB/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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser HD 229
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser HD 229
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Sennheiser HD 229
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
Sennheiser HD 229
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 229
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser HD 229
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.

4.Has WiFi
Sennheiser HD 229
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser HD 229
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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser HD 229
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.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser HD 229
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.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Sennheiser HD 229
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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