Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

ATH-M50xBT vs HD 4.40 BT comparison chart

Overall
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
7.5
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
6.8
10
7
10
8
9
8

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT review

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
vs
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

We've put together a comparison of these two impressive headphones Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT. ATH-M50xBT has a total rating of 7.5 out of 10 vs 6.8 out of 10 for HD 4.40 BT.

Advantages Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT over Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 15Hz vs 18Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 28KHz vs 22KHz
  • Foldable design
  • In-line control buttons
  • Touch control
  • App control
  • Longer battery life: 40 hours vs 25 hours

Advantages Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT over Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

  • Higher sensitivity: 113dB vs 99dB
  • Less weight: 7.9oz vs 10.9oz
  • NFC available
  • Battery charging time: 2 hours vs 7 hours

Common strengths

  • Wired mode available
  • Detachable cable
  • Headphones with built-in controls
  • Voice control available
  • Battery free listening mode
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Common

Product

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Model

ATH-M50xBT
HD 4.40 BT

Brand

Audio-Technica
Sennheiser

Reviews

19897
7282

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

45/1.7

Impedance, Ohm

38
18

Frequency response, Hz

15Hz-28KHz
18Hz-22KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

0.5

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

99
113

Magnet type

rare earth

Weight (headphones), g/oz

310/10.9
225/7.9

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

120/3.9
140/4.6

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

Google Assistant, Siri
Google Assistant, Siri

App control

Control functions

volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, fast forward/rewind, microphone on/off
volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, fast forward/rewind

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

5.0
4.0

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP
A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

40
25

Charging time, hrs

7
2

Charging port

micro USB
micro USB

Charging cable

micro USB to USB-A
micro USB to USB-A

Speed charge

Battery free listening mode

Battery level indicator

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Headphones CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.5
  • 6.8
  • 7.5Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
  • 6.8Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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