83points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

57points

Sony MDR-XB650BT

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
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Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT vs Sony MDR-XB650BT

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
83
points
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
57
points
Sony MDR-XB650BT

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than Sony MDR-XB650BT?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
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    18Hzvs20Hz
  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
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    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 18dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    113dB/mWvs95dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
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    18 Ohmsvs24 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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Why is Sony MDR-XB650BT better than Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • 5h longer battery life
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    30hvs25h
  • 31.1g lighter
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    190gvs221.1g
  • Has an on-ear form
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Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Buy used:

$90.00

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT AmazonSennheiser HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth ...Sennheiser HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth Wireless Headphones (HD 4.40 BT) (Renewed)
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$79.99
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT aliexpressHeadphones Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT Wireles...Headphones Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT Wireless
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$139.74

Sony MDR-XB650BT

Buy used:

$22.53

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB650BT AmazonSony MDR-XB650BT/B Extra Bass Bluetooth ...Sony MDR-XB650BT/B Extra Bass Bluetooth NFC Wireless Headphones - Black (Renewed)
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$59.00
Sony MDR-XB650BT 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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$126.99
Sony MDR-XB650BT walmartSONY MDR-XB650BT/B Black EXTRA BASS Blue...SONY MDR-XB650BT/B Black EXTRA BASS Bluetooth Headphones
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$78.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

221.1g

190g

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.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

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

22000Hz

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 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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.
5.sound pressure level

113dB/mW

95dB/mW

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

18 Ohms

24 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.

Power

1.Battery life

25h

30h

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.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.charge time

2h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has a removable battery
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4

4

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.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

2

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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.
5.warranty period

2

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
6.Has voice prompts
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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.

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Buy used:

$90.00

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT AmazonSennheiser HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth ...Sennheiser HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth Wireless Headphones (HD 4.40 BT) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$79.99
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT aliexpressHeadphones Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT Wireles...Headphones Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT Wireless
aliexpress logo
$139.74

Sony MDR-XB650BT

Buy used:

$22.53

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB650BT AmazonSony MDR-XB650BT/B Extra Bass Bluetooth ...Sony MDR-XB650BT/B Extra Bass Bluetooth NFC Wireless Headphones - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$59.00
Sony MDR-XB650BT 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)
Amazon logo
$126.99
Sony MDR-XB650BT walmartSONY MDR-XB650BT/B Black EXTRA BASS Blue...SONY MDR-XB650BT/B Black EXTRA BASS Bluetooth Headphones
walmart logo
$78.00

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