92points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

51points

Sony MDR-HW700DS

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Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC vs Sony MDR-HW700DS

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-HW700DS
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-HW700DS

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than Sony MDR-HW700DS?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 98.9g lighter
    221.1gvs320g
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Sony MDR-HW700DS better than Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    25000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 13Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs18Hz
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • 0.1m longer cable
    1.5mvs1.4m

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-HW700DS

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
Sony MDR-HW700DS

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

320g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-HW700DS

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

5.can be folded
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-HW700DS

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-HW700DS

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

18Hz

5Hz

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

25000Hz

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 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-HW700DS

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 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-HW700DS

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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-HW700DS

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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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-HW700DS

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-HW700DS

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-HW700DS

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-HW700DS

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 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-HW700DS

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 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-HW700DS

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 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-HW700DS

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 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-HW700DS

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
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-HW700DS

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.has a noise canceling microphone
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-HW700DS

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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