62points

Sennheiser IE 8i

88points

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Sennheiser IE 8i
Comparison winner
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
vs
vs

32 facts in comparison

Sennheiser IE 8i vs Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Sennheiser IE 8i
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser IE 8i
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Why is Sennheiser IE 8i better than Sennheiser Momentum Wireless?

  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs16Hz
  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs28 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Sennheiser Momentum Wireless better than Sennheiser IE 8i?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • 5 more microphone(s)
    6vs1

Videos

Powered by

Top specs and features

relevant

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser IE 8i
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 an over-the-ear form
Sennheiser IE 8i
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.

3.has a detachable cable
Sennheiser IE 8i
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.

4.has an in-ear form
Sennheiser IE 8i
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

5.can be folded
Sennheiser IE 8i
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Sennheiser IE 8i
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

relevant

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

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

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sennheiser IE 8i
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.sound pressure level

125dB/mW

113dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser IE 8i
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.impedance

16 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

relevant

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser IE 8i
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

relevant

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser IE 8i
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser IE 8i
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser IE 8i
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.

relevant

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser IE 8i
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.has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser IE 8i
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

3.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser IE 8i
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.

4.number of microphones

1

6

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.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

6.has a noise canceling microphone
Sennheiser IE 8i
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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

Top 10 headphones

Add to comparison
    This page is currently only available in English.