SteelSeries Arctis 3 vs Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

Arctis 3 vs HD 280 PRO comparison chart

Overall
SteelSeries Arctis 3
6
Sennheiser HD 280 PRO
7.5
7
8
8
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SteelSeries Arctis 3 vs Sennheiser HD 280 PRO review

SteelSeries Arctis 3
vs
Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

For an affordable headphones, SteelSeries Arctis 3 and Sennheiser HD 280 PRO are two comparable choices. Arctis 3 has a total rating of 6 out of 10 vs 7.5 out of 10 for HD 280 PRO.

Advantages SteelSeries Arctis 3 over Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

  • Detachable cable
  • Built-in control buttons

Advantages Sennheiser HD 280 PRO over SteelSeries Arctis 3

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 8Hz vs 20Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 25KHz vs 22KHz
  • Higher sensitivity: 113dB vs 98dB
  • Less weight: 10oz vs 15oz
  • Foldable design
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Common

Product

SteelSeries Arctis 3
Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

Model

Arctis 3
HD 280 PRO

Brand

SteelSeries
Sennheiser

Reviews

19457
6185

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

40/1.5

Impedance, Ohm

32
64

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz-22KHz
8Hz-25KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

3
0.1

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

98
113

Magnet type

neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

425/15
285/10

Comfort

Adjustable headband

Foldable

Noise cancelling

Active noise cancelling

Adjustable noise cancelling level

Microphone

Built-in microphone

In-line microphone

Detachable microphone

Cables

Detachable cable

Audio cable length, cm/ft

300/9.8
130/4.2

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

App control

Control functions

volume, microphone volume, microphone on/off

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

has not
has not

Bluetooth version

has not
has not

aptX

has not
has not

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

has not
has not

Bluetooth profiles

has not
has not

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

has not
has not

Battery life, hrs

has not
has not

Charging time, hrs

has not
has not

Charging port

has not
has not

Charging cable

has not
has not

Speed charge

has not
has not

Battery free listening mode

has not
has not

Battery level indicator

has not
has not

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

has not
has not

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

SteelSeries Arctis 3
Sennheiser HD 280 PRO
SteelSeries Arctis 3
Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

Headphones CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 7.5
  • 6SteelSeries Arctis 3
  • 7.5Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

SteelSeries Arctis 3 competitors

Sennheiser HD 280 PRO competitors