87points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

48points

Sennheiser HD 598

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
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Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC vs Sennheiser HD 598

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
87
points
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
48
points
Sennheiser HD 598

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than Sennheiser HD 598?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    113dB/mWvs112dB/mW
  • 32 Ohms lower impedance
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    18 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 48.9g lighter
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    221.1gvs270g

Why is Sennheiser HD 598 better than Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
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    12Hzvs18Hz
  • 16500Hz higher high-frequency
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    38500Hzvs22000Hz
  • 1.6m longer cable
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    3mvs1.4m
  • Has a straight plug
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  • Has an open-back design
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Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Buy used:

$74.84

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC AmazonSennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless He...Sennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation (HD 4.50 BTNC) (Renewed)
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$109.99
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC aliexpressEarphone HD 4.50 BTNC Bluetooth 506783
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$154.33
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC walmartReplacement Memory Ear Pads Cushion for ...Replacement Memory Ear Pads Cushion for Sennheiser HD 4.50 HD4.50 BTNC Bluetooth Headphones
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$40.92

Sennheiser HD 598

Buy used:

$104.24

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, I...Sennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, Ivory
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$219.99
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 598 Special Edition Over-E...Sennheiser HD 598 Special Edition Over-Ear Headphones - Black (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$439.99
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 569 Closed Back Headphone
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$149.90
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonBeyerdynamic 459038 DT 990 PRO open Stu...Beyerdynamic 459038 DT 990 PRO open Studio Headphone
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$159.00
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headpho...Sennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headphone
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$269.36
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonPhilips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Preci...Philips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
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$74.99
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$299.00
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - ...Sennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - Black
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$115.99
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
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$99.95
Sennheiser HD 598 aliexpressBT4.1 Wireless Bluetooth Adapter Wireles...BT4.1 Wireless Bluetooth Adapter Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Adapter For Sennheiser HD598 HD 598 599 579 569 Receiver aptX
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$43.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
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 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
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 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
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 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

221.1g

270g

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 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

18Hz

12Hz

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

38500Hz

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 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
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 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
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

112dB/mW

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

18 Ohms

50 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.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.Has Bluetooth aptX
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
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.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
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 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
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.
4.Has voice prompts
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
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.
5.has voice commands
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser HD 598
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Buy used:

$74.84

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC AmazonSennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless He...Sennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation (HD 4.50 BTNC) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.99
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC aliexpressEarphone HD 4.50 BTNC Bluetooth 506783
aliexpress logo
$154.33
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC walmartReplacement Memory Ear Pads Cushion for ...Replacement Memory Ear Pads Cushion for Sennheiser HD 4.50 HD4.50 BTNC Bluetooth Headphones
walmart logo
$40.92

Sennheiser HD 598

Buy used:

$104.24

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, I...Sennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, Ivory
Amazon logo
$219.99
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 598 Special Edition Over-E...Sennheiser HD 598 Special Edition Over-Ear Headphones - Black (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Amazon logo
$439.99
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 569 Closed Back Headphone
Amazon logo
$149.90
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonBeyerdynamic 459038 DT 990 PRO open Stu...Beyerdynamic 459038 DT 990 PRO open Studio Headphone
Amazon logo
$159.00
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headpho...Sennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headphone
Amazon logo
$269.36
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonPhilips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Preci...Philips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
Amazon logo
$74.99
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
Amazon logo
$299.00
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - ...Sennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - Black
Amazon logo
$115.99
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
Amazon logo
$99.95
Sennheiser HD 598 aliexpressBT4.1 Wireless Bluetooth Adapter Wireles...BT4.1 Wireless Bluetooth Adapter Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Adapter For Sennheiser HD598 HD 598 599 579 569 Receiver aptX
aliexpress logo
$43.99

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