88points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

38points

Sennheiser HD 800 S

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Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT vs Sennheiser HD 800 S

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 800 S

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than Sennheiser HD 800 S?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 282 Ohms lower impedance
    18 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • 108.9g lighter
    221.1gvs330g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

Why is Sennheiser HD 800 S better than Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • 29000Hz higher high-frequency
    51000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 14Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs18Hz
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an open-back design

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Sennheiser HD 800 S

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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Sennheiser HD 800 S

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
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Sennheiser HD 800 S

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

4.weight

221.1g

330g

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5.can be folded
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Sennheiser HD 800 S

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

6.has a tangle free cable
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Sennheiser HD 800 S

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

51000Hz

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

4Hz

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

Best

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1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
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Sennheiser HD 800 S

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

4.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 800 S

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

5.impedance

18 Ohms

300 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.

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Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
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Sennheiser HD 800 S

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.

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Microsoft Surface Headphones

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
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Sennheiser HD 800 S

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
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Sennheiser HD 800 S

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 800 S

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Sennheiser HD 800 S

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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Sennheiser HD 800 S

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Sennheiser HD 800 S

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
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Sennheiser HD 800 S

The device can connect to WiFi.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
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Sennheiser HD 800 S

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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.

3.warranty period

2

2

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

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4.has a noise canceling microphone
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Sennheiser HD 800 S

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

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