88points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

58points

Urbanista Rio

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Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT vs Urbanista Rio

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Urbanista Rio
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Urbanista Rio

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than Urbanista Rio?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    18Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    18 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form

Why is Urbanista Rio better than Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • 198.1g lighter
    23gvs221.1g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Sweat resistant
  • 10 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    12vs2
  • Has an earbud form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Urbanista Rio

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
Urbanista Rio

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

221.1g

23g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Urbanista Rio

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

5.has an in-ear form
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Urbanista Rio

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

6.can be folded
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Urbanista Rio

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

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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.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

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.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Urbanista Rio

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

113dB/mW

112dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Urbanista Rio

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

6.impedance

18 Ohms

32 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Urbanista Rio

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Urbanista Rio

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
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Urbanista Rio

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Urbanista Rio

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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Urbanista Rio

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Urbanista Rio

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
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Urbanista Rio

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Urbanista Rio

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.has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Urbanista Rio

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

3.can be used as a headset
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Urbanista Rio

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.

4.number of microphones

2

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.warranty period

2

12

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

Best

Treblab X2

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6.has a noise canceling microphone
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Urbanista Rio

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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