94points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

48points

Sony WF-1000X

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Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC vs Sony WF-1000X

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WF-1000X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WF-1000X
94
points
48
points

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than Sony WF-1000X?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    18Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Control panel placed on a device

Why is Sony WF-1000X better than Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • 151.1g lighter
    70gvs221.1g
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.1vs4
  • Has an earbud form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WF-1000X

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 a detachable cable
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WF-1000X

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WF-1000X

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.

4.weight

221.1g

70g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WF-1000X

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

6.can be folded
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WF-1000X

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

Sound quality

1.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

2.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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WF-1000X

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 WF-1000X

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 WF-1000X

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.

Power

1. longer battery life

19h

3h

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.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

2.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WF-1000X

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WF-1000X

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WF-1000X

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4

4.1

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5

3.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WF-1000X

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

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WF-1000X

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.Has WiFi
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WF-1000X

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WF-1000X

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 4.50 BTNC
Sony WF-1000X

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.has a noise canceling microphone
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WF-1000X

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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