36points

Sennheiser HD 800 S

40points

Sennheiser HD 820

Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser HD 820
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27 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 800 S vs Sennheiser HD 820

Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser HD 820
36
points
Sennheiser HD 800 S
40
points
Sennheiser HD 820

Why is Sennheiser HD 800 S better than Sennheiser HD 820?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs6Hz
  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
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    51000Hzvs48000Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 30g lighter
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    330gvs360g
  • Has an open-back design
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Why is Sennheiser HD 820 better than Sennheiser HD 800 S?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Travel bag is included
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Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser HD 820
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 800 S
Sennheiser HD 820
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 800 S
Sennheiser HD 820
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
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Sennheiser HD 820
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

330g

360g

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.can be folded
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Sennheiser HD 820
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

4Hz

6Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

51000Hz

48000Hz

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 800 S
Sennheiser HD 820
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 800 S
Sennheiser HD 820
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.impedance

300 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser HD 820
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a removable battery
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser HD 820
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser HD 820
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser HD 820
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.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser HD 820
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser HD 820
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.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser HD 820
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.
3.Has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser HD 820
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
4.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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