Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs Sennheiser HD 559

ATH-M40x vs HD 559 comparison chart

Overall
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
8.2
Sennheiser HD 559
7
10
7

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs Sennheiser HD 559 review

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
vs
Sennheiser HD 559

We compared Audio-Technica ATH-M40x to Sennheiser HD 559 headphones based on looks, sound, performance, and tech. ATH-M40x has a total rating of 8.2 out of 10 vs 7 out of 10 for HD 559.

Advantages Audio-Technica ATH-M40x over Sennheiser HD 559

  • Foldable design

Advantages Sennheiser HD 559 over Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 14Hz vs 15Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 26KHz vs 24KHz
  • Higher sensitivity: 108dB vs 98dB

Common strengths

  • Detachable cable
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Common

Product

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 559

Model

ATH-M40x
HD 559

Brand

Audio-Technica
Sennheiser

Reviews

7498
705

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
open back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

40/1.5

Impedance, Ohm

35
50

Frequency response, Hz

15Hz-24KHz
14Hz-26KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

0.2

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

98
108

Magnet type

neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

240/8.4

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
300/9.8

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

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 559
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 559

Headphones CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 7
  • 8.2Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
  • 7Sennheiser HD 559

The Audio-Technica ATH-M40x is better headphones in this comparison - check Audio-Technica ATH-M40x price.

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