76points

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

92points

Sennheiser PXC 550

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
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Sennheiser Momentum Wireless vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
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Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
92
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Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is Sennheiser Momentum Wireless better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
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    16Hzvs17Hz
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    113dB/mWvs110dB/mW
  • 18 Ohms lower impedance
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    28 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • 3 more microphone(s)
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    6vs3
  • Has Bluetooth aptX
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Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Sennheiser Momentum Wireless?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
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    23000Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 8h longer battery life
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    30hvs22h
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4
  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has a mute function
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Price comparison

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Buy used:

$161.99

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless AmazonSennheiser Momentum 3 Wireless Noise Can...Sennheiser Momentum 3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones with Alexa, Auto On/Off, Smart Pause Functionality and Smart Control App, Black
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$399.95
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless AmazonSennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless with Ac...Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless with Active Noise Cancellation- Black
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$191.56
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless AmazonSennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 - Bl...Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 - Bluetooth Earbuds with Active Noise Cancellation, Smart Pause, Customizable Touch Control and 28-Hour Battery Life - Black (M3IETW2 Black)
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$296.95
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless AmazonSennheiser MOMENTUM True Wireless Blueto...Sennheiser MOMENTUM True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds with Fingertip Touch Control
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$170.98
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless AmazonMomentum Free Special Edition
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$99.95
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless AmazonSennheiser CX 400BT True Wireless, Black...Sennheiser CX 400BT True Wireless, Black
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$199.95
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless AmazonSennheiser Momentum True Wireless in-Ear...Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless in-Ear Headphones (M3IETW/Black)
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$197.99
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless AmazonSennheiser HD1 Wireless Headphones with ...Sennheiser HD1 Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation - Black (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$185.48
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless AmazonSennheiser Momentum True Wireless Blueto...Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds with Fingertip Touch Control (Renewed)
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$159.95
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless aliexpressSennheiser MOMENTUM True Wireless Earpho...Sennheiser MOMENTUM True Wireless Earphone HIFI Stereo Waterproof Headset TWS Sport Earbuds Noise Reduction for IPhone/Samsung
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$299.99
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless walmartSennheiser MOMENTUM True Wireless 2 - Tr...Sennheiser MOMENTUM True Wireless 2 - True wireless earphones with mic - in-ear - Bluetooth - active noise canceling - black
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$299.95

Sennheiser PXC 550

Buy used:

$165.00

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser PXC 550 walmartSennheiser PXC 550-II - Headphones with ...Sennheiser PXC 550-II - Headphones with mic - full size - Bluetooth - wireless - active noise canceling
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$249.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
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 Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
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 Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.can be folded
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
5.travel bag is included
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an L-shaped plug
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.lowest frequency

16Hz

17Hz

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

22000Hz

23000Hz

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 Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
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 Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.sound pressure level

113dB/mW

110dB/mW

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

28 Ohms

46 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.

Power

1.Battery life

22h

30h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

3h

3h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4

4.2

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.has a noise-canceling microphone
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

6

3

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.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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