57points

Sennheiser HD 4.20s

48points

Urbanears Plattan 2

Sennheiser HD 4.20s
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22 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 4.20s vs Urbanears Plattan 2

Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Urbanears Plattan 2
57
points
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
48
points
Urbanears Plattan 2

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.20s better than Urbanears Plattan 2?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
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    18Hzvs20Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 19dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    118dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
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    18 Ohmsvs34 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    2vs1
  • Has a tangle free cable
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Why is Urbanears Plattan 2 better than Sennheiser HD 4.20s?

  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 249.9g lighter
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    130gvs379.9g
  • Has an on-ear form
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  • 0.4m longer cable
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    1.8mvs1.4m

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 4.20s

Buy used:

$80.00

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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 HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth ...Sennheiser HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth Wireless Headphones - Black
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$89.99
Sennheiser HD 4.20s AmazonSennheiser HD 300 Closed Back, Around Ea...Sennheiser HD 300 Closed Back, Around Ear Headphone
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$49.95
Sennheiser HD 4.20s AmazonSennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless He...Sennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation, Black and Silver(HD 4.50 BTNC)
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$179.95
Sennheiser HD 4.20s AmazonSennheiser HD 4.30i Black Around Ear Hea...Sennheiser HD 4.30i Black Around Ear Headphones
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$99.99
Sennheiser HD 4.20s AmazonSennheiser HD 400S Closed Back, Around E...Sennheiser HD 400S Closed Back, Around Ear Headphone with One-Button Smart Remote on Detachable Cable
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$69.95
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 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 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

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Urbanears Plattan 2
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 4.20s
Urbanears Plattan 2
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 4.20s
Urbanears Plattan 2
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

379.9g

130g

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 4.20s
Urbanears Plattan 2
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.has a tangle free cable
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Urbanears Plattan 2
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

18Hz

20Hz

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.has passive noise reduction
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Urbanears Plattan 2
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

118dB/mW

99dB/mW

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

18 Ohms

34 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 4.20s
Urbanears Plattan 2
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 4.20s
Urbanears Plattan 2
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 4.20s
Urbanears Plattan 2
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 4.20s
Urbanears Plattan 2
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 4.20s
Urbanears Plattan 2
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

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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