40points

Sennheiser HD 800

54points

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90

Sennheiser HD 800
Comparison winner
Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
vs
vs

15 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 800 vs Sennheiser Orpheus HE90

Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
40
points
Sennheiser HD 800
54
points
Sennheiser Orpheus HE90

Why is Sennheiser HD 800 better than Sennheiser Orpheus HE90?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    6Hzvs8Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sennheiser Orpheus HE90 better than Sennheiser HD 800?

  • 49000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    100000Hzvs51000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.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 800
Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
2.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 800
Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
3.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 800
Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
4.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
5.travel bag is included
?

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

Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
6.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 800
Sennheiser Orpheus HE90

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

51000Hz

100000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

6Hz

8Hz

3.has passive noise reduction
?

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

Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
4.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
5.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 800
Sennheiser Orpheus HE90

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser Orpheus HE90

Features

1.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 800
Sennheiser Orpheus HE90

Which are the best headphones?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.