39points

Sennheiser HD 800 S

89points

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Sennheiser HD 800 S
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Sennheiser HD 800 S vs Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
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89
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Why is Sennheiser HD 800 S better than Sennheiser Momentum Wireless?

  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs16Hz
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Sennheiser Momentum Wireless better than Sennheiser HD 800 S?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 272 Ohms lower impedance
    28 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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 800 S
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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 800 S
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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.can be folded
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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

5.travel bag is included
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

6.has an L-shaped plug
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

51000Hz

22000Hz

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

4Hz

16Hz

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 800 S
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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

4.impedance

300 Ohms

28 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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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 800 S
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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.warranty period

2

2

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

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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