45points

Sennheiser HD 700

39points

Sennheiser HD 800 S

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Sennheiser HD 700
Sennheiser HD 800 S
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Sennheiser HD 700 vs Sennheiser HD 800 S

Sennheiser HD 700
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser HD 700
Sennheiser HD 800 S
45
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39
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Why is Sennheiser HD 700 better than Sennheiser HD 800 S?

  • 150 Ohms lower impedance
    150 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • 60g lighter
    270gvs330g

Why is Sennheiser HD 800 S better than Sennheiser HD 700?

  • 7000Hz higher high-frequency
    51000Hzvs44000Hz
  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs8Hz
  • 16mm bigger driver unit
    56mmvs40mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 700
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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 700
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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 700
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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

270g

330g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a straight plug
Sennheiser HD 700
Sennheiser HD 800 S

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

6.cable length

3m

3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

44000Hz

51000Hz

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

8Hz

4Hz

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 700
Sennheiser HD 800 S

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

4.impedance

150 Ohms

300 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

5.driver unit size

40mm

56mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

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