52points

Sennheiser HD 25-1 II

48points

Sennheiser HD 598

Sennheiser HD 25-1 II
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18 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 25-1 II vs Sennheiser HD 598

Sennheiser HD 25-1 II
Sennheiser HD 598
52
points
Sennheiser HD 25-1 II
48
points
Sennheiser HD 598

Why is Sennheiser HD 25-1 II better than Sennheiser HD 598?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    120dB/mWvs112dB/mW
  • 130g lighter
    ?

    140gvs270g
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
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  • Has removable speakers
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Why is Sennheiser HD 598 better than Sennheiser HD 25-1 II?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    12Hzvs16Hz
  • 16500Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    38500Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • 20 Ohms lower impedance
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    50 Ohmsvs70 Ohms
  • 1.5m longer cable
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    3mvs1.5m
  • Has a straight plug
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  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 598

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$104.24

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$219.99
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$439.99
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 569 Closed Back Headphone
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$149.90
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonBeyerdynamic 459038 DT 990 PRO open Stu...Beyerdynamic 459038 DT 990 PRO open Studio Headphone
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$159.00
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headpho...Sennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headphone
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$269.36
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonPhilips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Preci...Philips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
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$74.99
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$299.00
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - ...Sennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - Black
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$115.99
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 25-1 II
Sennheiser HD 598
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 25-1 II
Sennheiser HD 598
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 25-1 II
Sennheiser HD 598
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

140g

270g

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.travel bag is included
Sennheiser HD 25-1 II
Sennheiser HD 598
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an on-ear form
Sennheiser HD 25-1 II
Sennheiser HD 598
This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

16Hz

12Hz

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

22000Hz

38500Hz

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 25-1 II
Sennheiser HD 598
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

120dB/mW

112dB/mW

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

70 Ohms

50 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 25-1 II
Sennheiser HD 598
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.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 25-1 II
Sennheiser HD 598
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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