90points

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

90points

Sony WH-1000XM2

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Sennheiser Momentum Wireless vs Sony WH-1000XM2

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2
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Why is Sennheiser Momentum Wireless better than Sony WH-1000XM2?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 18 Ohms lower impedance
    28 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • 1h shorter charge time
    3hvs4h

Why is Sony WH-1000XM2 better than Sennheiser Momentum Wireless?

  • 18000Hz higher high-frequency
    40000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs16Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 16h longer battery life
    38hvs22h
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.1vs4
  • 0.1m longer cable
    1.5mvs1.4m

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 Momentum Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 Momentum Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 Momentum Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

5.travel bag is included
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

22000Hz

40000Hz

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

16Hz

4Hz

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 Momentum Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

4.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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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. longer battery life

22h

38h

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.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.charge time

3h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4

4.1

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 Momentum Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 Momentum Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.has a noise canceling microphone
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

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