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Sennheiser HD 4.20s

51points

Sony NWZ-WH303

Sennheiser HD 4.20s
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Sennheiser HD 4.20s vs Sony NWZ-WH303

Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sony NWZ-WH303

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.20s better than Sony NWZ-WH303?

  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
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    18Hzvs30Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 11dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    118dB/mWvs107dB/mW
  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
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    18 Ohmsvs30 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Why is Sony NWZ-WH303 better than Sennheiser HD 4.20s?

  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has a straight plug
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Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 4.20s

Buy used:

$71

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
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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
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Sony NWZ-WH303
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.weight

379.9g

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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.
4.has a detachable cable
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Sony NWZ-WH303
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
5.sweat resistance
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Sony NWZ-WH303
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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Sony NWZ-WH303
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
7.can be folded
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Sony NWZ-WH303
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
8.has a tangle free cable
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Sony NWZ-WH303
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
9.travel bag is included
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Sony NWZ-WH303
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

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

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

18 Ohms

30 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.
4.sound pressure level

118dB/mW

107dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.has passive noise reduction
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sony NWZ-WH303
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
6.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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Sony NWZ-WH303
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.
7.has a neodymium magnet
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Sony NWZ-WH303
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
8.driver unit size

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30mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
9.diaphragm size

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The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.

Power

1.battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
2.Battery life

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The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
3.Battery life of charging case

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The battery life of the charging case as given by the manufacturer. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your headphones on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
4.charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.Has USB Type-C
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Sony NWZ-WH303
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
6.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sony NWZ-WH303
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
7.has a rechargeable battery
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Sony NWZ-WH303
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
8.has a removable battery
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Sony NWZ-WH303
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
2.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sony NWZ-WH303
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
3.Has Bluetooth aptX
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Sony NWZ-WH303
aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.
4.has a 3.5mm male connector
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Sony NWZ-WH303
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

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The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
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Sony NWZ-WH303
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.
7.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sony NWZ-WH303
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.
8.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Sony NWZ-WH303
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.
9.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sony NWZ-WH303
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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sony NWZ-WH303
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 HD 4.20s
Sony NWZ-WH303
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.has ambient sound mode
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sony NWZ-WH303
Ambient sound mode uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard. It’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re jogging but still want to be able to hear traffic.
4.number of microphones

1

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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
5.has a mute function
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Sony NWZ-WH303
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
6.has wireless charging
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sony NWZ-WH303
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
7.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Sony NWZ-WH303
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.
8.has an accelerometer
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Sony NWZ-WH303
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
9.Has an in-line control panel
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Sony NWZ-WH303
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 4.20s

Buy used:

$71

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Sennheiser HD 4.20s amazonSennheiser Professional HD 280 PRO Over-...Sennheiser Professional HD 280 PRO Over-Ear Monitoring Headphones
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$99
Sennheiser HD 4.20s amazonSENNHEISER HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wirele...SENNHEISER HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless Headphone with Active Noise Cancellation - 30-Hour Battery Life, USB-C Fast Charging, Virtual Assistant Button, Foldable - Black
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