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Sennheiser HD 558
Bose SoundTrue
Top 62%495 points
Top 62%
Top 59%539 points
Top 59%
Sennheiser HD 558
Bose SoundTrue
Top specs and features

Sennheiser HD 558 vs Bose SoundTrue: 14 facts in comparison

1. weight

120g lighter.
260g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
140g

2. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Sennheiser HD 558
Bose SoundTrue
36% have it

3. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Sennheiser HD 558
Bose SoundTrue
67% have it

4. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Sennheiser HD 558
Bose SoundTrue
38% have it

5. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Sennheiser HD 558
Bose SoundTrue
75% have it

6. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Sennheiser HD 558
Bose SoundTrue
24% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sennheiser HD 558
Bose SoundTrue
31% have it

8. can be used as a headset

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.
Sennheiser HD 558
Bose SoundTrue
45% have it

9. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Sennheiser HD 558
Bose SoundTrue
47% have it

10. has an over-the-ear form

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.
Sennheiser HD 558
Bose SoundTrue
39% have it

11. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sennheiser HD 558
Bose SoundTrue
64% have it

12. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Sennheiser HD 558
Bose SoundTrue
30% have it

13. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Sennheiser HD 558
Bose SoundTrue
16% have it

14. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.6m

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