60points

Sennheiser HD 4.20s

58points

Sennheiser HD 400S

Sennheiser HD 4.20s
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30 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 4.20s vs Sennheiser HD 400S

Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sennheiser HD 400S
60
points
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
58
points
Sennheiser HD 400S

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.20s better than Sennheiser HD 400S?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 400S better than Sennheiser HD 4.20s?

  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    120dB/mWvs118dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 162.9g lighter
    217gvs379.9g

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sennheiser HD 400S
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sennheiser HD 400S
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sennheiser HD 400S
4.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Motorola VerveBuds 200

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Sennheiser HD 400S
5.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

For example

Audio Technica ATH-ANC300TW

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Sennheiser HD 400S
6.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

379.9g

217g

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

18Hz

18Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

118dB/mW

120dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sennheiser HD 400S
5.impedance
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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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

18 Ohms

18 Ohms

6.has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

For example

Umidigi Ubeats

Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sennheiser HD 400S

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Umidigi Ubeats

Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sennheiser HD 400S
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sennheiser HD 400S

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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.

Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sennheiser HD 400S
2.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Philips PH805

8

1

1

3.has a noise-cancelling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Umidigi Ubeats

Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sennheiser HD 400S
4.has an in-line control panel
?

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sennheiser HD 400S
5.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

For example

Motorola VerveLoop 105 Sport

Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sennheiser HD 400S
6.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

For example

Motorola VerveLoop 105 Sport

Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sennheiser HD 400S

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