CABLE. All Amazon and JB? With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking. Sennheiser just updated their Bluetooth over-ear headphone range with the HD 450BT and HD 350BT model. don't do it, these suck! I wasn't too much fuzz about ANC when buying a pair of headphones which I am going to use mainly to listen to music. I've got the 450 version, which sounds like it's exactly the same spec-wise. Sennheiser HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless Headphone with Active Noise Cancellation - 30-Hour Battery Life, USB-C Fast Charging, Virtual Assistant Button, Foldable - Black $99.95 Get the deal It would be great if you can compare this with Sony's (at store) and give some idea on which way to go. Now I now why people talk about ANC. The HD450BT also allows connection directly with an audio source via an included 3.5mm-to-3.5mm cable, while the HD350BT does not. Anyone know what the big difference between this HD 458BT & DH 4.50? 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. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source. First, I’m going to talk about build and comfort. sennheiser pc38x gaming headset @plank89: Man I really can't decide between 458BT and BH085. The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. sennheiser hd 58x jubilee headphones-$170 $150. I actually think they sound best when they’re set to their stock EQ. I bought the HD 4.50 in the last deal ($139 from Amazon) and I would say 458BT is a big step up with just $10 difference: I think it's worth the $10 difference in the last deal. Audio company Sennheiser has introduced two new wireless headphones models, the HD 450BT and the HD 350BT. We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. I'll probably go instore and try them tomorrow. https://www.ecoustics.com/reviews/sennheiser-hd-450bt-wirele... All BT ANC headphones have terrible microphones, whether it's the XM3s, QC 35 IIs or these Sennys. ... EU Declaration of conformity HD 350BT & HD 450BT & HD 458BT (1.2 MB) Download. Their default sound profile is a bit more balanced than the bass-heavy Sony, and they also have a graphic EQ and presets in their companion app, which the Sony lacks. Learn more. And its collectors edition sooooo, worth it. My requirements were Bluetooth 5.0, APTX and APTX-LL, Aux-in, good mic, and good battery life. They’ve flooded the market with so many models (dozens of them) with just slight differences in the model numbers, there’s no way you could find comprehensive reviews on them all. The longer I wore them the more my ears sweated and dribbled down my neck, and the pressure from the headset after a while started to hurt. If only Amazon were selling them and at the same price at least there is a return option. My new HD 458BT's, for a guy who listens to hard techno the bass is on the place. 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. The Sennheiser are more stable, and they have better noise isolation performance. I would’ve liked to see this with the HD350BT as well, and it’s unfortunate that it doesn’t come with it. You have any problems with returning them? Ath-m50 would for sure have better sound quality. Not only don’t you get an analogue cable, the Sennheiser HD 350BT headphones don’t even have the 2.5mm input provided on the HD 450BT model. Only review I could find was here. Was these, not comfortable. There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it. The return process was fast and easy. and I work from home and do video conferencing so I'll try and claim them off my tax returns, Just picked these up tbh quality is pritty shoddy and sound quality is ok they are alot better on paper than in person, the carry case and included cables is like something that would be $1 on eBay. Noise cancellation isn't the best, but if you like a little ambient outside sound so you're not mowed down by a electric scooter or Uber Eats delivery ride, it's pretty good. How does this compare to the last deal from Amazon? These are available in grey, black and also blue colors. Switched to Sony and had a better experience, which is a shame because I like Sennheiser. You can try them on at JB store. The most glaring difference is that the Sennheiser HD 450BT are noise cancelling headphones, while the Sennheiser HD 350BT rely on passive isolation alone. I'd say, 1 billion per cent sure that I'd choose two BH085s. The new entries are focused on portability and high quality audio in a relatively affordable package. $75 you really can't go wrong. I even went to the Sennheiser store in Sydney to see if there were different types of pads - they told me to 'check ebay'. Oddly distant sounds from my surroundings were amplified during phone calls or when speaking voice-commands to Siri. 10 minutes of use review: The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Sennheiser HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless Headphone with Active Noise Cancellation - 30-Hour Battery Life, USB-C Fast Charging, Virtual Assistant Button, Foldable - Black $99.95 Get the deal It should be to use with Smart TVs (with Bluetooth), no lag with my samsung tu8000, same with any decent bluetooth earphones/headphones (even my $30 soundpeats have no lag which is great). I ended up with a pair of Sony WH1000XM3. Unless someone wants too talk me out of it haha. The Sennheiser Smart Control app keeps the headphones’ firmware up-to-date, and you can also use it to tweak their EQ. All it matter to me was music quality. With their stock EQ the HD 450BT’s have prominent vocals and mids, and the bass comes in when it has to. @boxall: Yeah, all Amazon and JB. I couldn't wear these for so long and the buzzing sound made me so annoyed. I even like I can have just NC without BT. Using the HD 350BT headphones. Seems to tick the boxes for bluetooth & noise cancellation or am I totally off? I just got a pair of Avantree Aria Pro AS90P https://avantree.com/au/as90p-hd-bluetooth-5-anc-headphones Still, this is solid value for those not wanting to pay at least twice the price for the WH-1000XM3. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive. Well worth the money imho. Yeah was looking to get the Sony's, but this is great value… Only difference to the HD 450BT is the colour and you save $50 over the HD450BT on sale @ $199. massdrop x sennheiser hd 6xx headphones. 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. I've owned 2 pairs of Audiotechnicas, M50's and M70's, with a combined 4 or so headband failures between them, without a single drop or notable abuse. Returned them today. I'm disappointed with the comfort and a buzzing in the low-end in the left ear when ANC is on. Updated photos* for previous post (deleted). But that’s the question though. Certainly wouldn't pay retail $299, but for $149 I think the price is perfect. Price, latency, sound, comfort, and pairing ease. May regret it not sure, I have all apple gear so hoping for better connection between macs,iPad,iPhone like AirPods do with the W1 chip. wish list for big sale on black friday. I am on the same boat choosing between two. A great companion for travel, the HD 458BT has a superb 30-hour battery life with fast USB-C charging, a Voice Assistant button for Siri and Google Assistant interaction, and a robust folding design for take-anywhere durability. IMO the build quality of the Audiotechnica headbands and attachment to the cups is disgraceful. I couldn't believe that Sennheiser could make a pair of headphone that bad. Looks like an upgrade to the Sennheiser HD 450BT. Not only could I not hear the other end of the call well, but the recipient on a land line said my voice sounded like it was coming from a police radio — static and all. Without actually trying them both it's hard to say. I love these avantree cans, but I think this Sennheiser deal might've been a better buy if I waited a week. I own the 450s and can confirm they are terrible for calls - even when wired. But I think the Bluetooth version uses different drivers. An indicator shows you when the device has low battery. Been holding out for a Bose 700 deal.. wondering if I should go with this instead. Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. I've read some reviews mentioning the noise cancellation on these seems to be much better than 4.50. However, my highest priority for headphones is how they sound. These crappy Sennheisers are not worth buying even at the same price as the Taotronics. Top 3 Bose vs. Sennheiser Headphones Reviews 1. Great wireless sound gets a stunning new look: Sennheiser’s new HD 458BT remixes its exceptional HD 450BT wireless headset with a bold new red and black style. HD 458BT Like a new version of a hit tune or a director’s cut of a favourite movie, there’s nothing like a remix to add to the magic. As a safety measure it probably works as expected. Would these connect to a smart TV? I am picking up a pair of white beats studio 3 wireless brand new for $250 tomorrow. including AAC and AptX™, with AptX™ Low Latency to keep audio perfectly in sync with on-screen action when watching videos, I don't own a pair. DESIGN: Sony WH-XB900N. Sennheiser HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless Headphone with Active Noise Cancellation - 30-Hour Battery Life, USB-C Fast Charging, Virtual Assistant Button, Foldable - Black $99.95 Get the deal Looks like pretty positive reviews with the only caveat being build quality, but for half the RRP that should be passable. You feel as if you are listening to the music live when using the Sennheiser HD 458BT headphones, as the quality of all the instruments and vocals is insanely excellent and life-like. The HD450BT does come with a few extra little goodies, like a carrying bag. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels. sennheiser pxc 550-ii wireless headphones - $300 $200. @plank89: No, but wondered what excuse you gave? Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC vs Sennheiser HD 450BT, has active noise cancellation (noise control). I am no audiophile mainly for Netflix etc. Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. I got 1 from the last deal but it's not as expected. I was going to buy a discounted Sennheiser to complement my Sony WH-1000XM3s but ended up with the TaoTronics BH085. Not too sure about comfort, ANC etc. Bettery battery life (around 30 hours w/ ANC) I picked up the 458BT for my girlfriend as a b-day present and gave them a test. I've been using Sennheiser HD 4.50s for 3 years now and they are the best pair of cans I've ever had. 8.5/10, would buy again. The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. The Sennheiser HD 450BT are available to buy for $199 / £159 – that works out at around AU$280, but we’re still waiting on official pricing and availability in Australia. Sennheiser HD 458BT Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. It is way lighter, more comfortable, better connections, and especially much cheaper. The Sennheiser HD 450BT also sounds good in a unique way. The build quality on … Sennheiser’s Smart Control App makes it possible to tailor the sound via an intuitive equalizer or using the special podcast mode to boost speech intelligibility. @plank89: Amazing! People need to disregard that feature of them as entirely useless in practice. It might be worth trying it out before buying it. After testing for around half an hour, I think I quite like how they sound. How do you like ATH M50xBT? Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. 2. has an over-the-ear form Sennheiser HD 450BT Really quality sound from this company and this is a fantastic price for a pair that's in that $250-$300 price point. 458BT has a decent sound signature and all techs I wanted (Bluetooth 5.0, USB-C, aptx, AAC, …) and most important thing - the price (under $150). Sorry what ones did you stick with and how did you manage to return them so many times? These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/540925. Is it comfortable to wear? Build quality and ANC quality is likely around the same on each, though the Sennheiser probably has higher sound quality if comparing both over analogue aux-in. Copyright © 2006-2020 OzBargain ABN: 26 144 073 772, Sennheiser HD 458BT over-Ear Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones (Black/Red), Marshall Major III On-Ear Bluetooth Wireless Headphones $99 @ JB Hi-Fi, [UNiDAYS] Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones $331.20 + Shipping (Free with Club Catch) @ Catch, [UNiDAYS] Bose Noise Cancelling 700 $368.10 + Shipping (Free with Club) @ Catch I $409 Delivered @ Amazon AU, [NSW, QLD, VIC, SA, WA] Bonus EPOS Sennheiser GSX 300 (RRP $129) with EPOS Sennheiser GSP 600 $319 Free C&C @ JB Hi-Fi, Plantronics BackBeat FIT 2100 Wireless Waterproof in Workout Earphones $75.42 + Delivery (Free with Prime) @ Amazon US via AU. Yep also found this after posted my last post https://www.stereo.net.au/news/sennheiser-brightens-up-new-b... https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/540925#comment-8819506. All trademarks are owned by their respective owners.OzBargain is an independent community website which has no association with nor endorsement by the respective trademark owners. Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement. My sister just got a BH085 and it sounds very comparable a bit more bass heavy tho (which I actually like), and doesn't have the ANC issue (really noticeable in song "sail"). For TV, gaming I use the BH085s. Even though they look about the same, the new HD 450BT usher in improved battery life, a dedicated voice assistant button, and USB-C charging. She's only used to shitty earphones so both will be amazing to her. Haha. With active noise cancellation and a closed back design, the HD 458BT delivers superior, distraction-free sound with deep dynamic bass – even in loud environments. I have no problem with comfort but because of this deal. If you ask me: Which should I spend $150 on? @boxall: I would say HD 458BT is the last one. I don't know anyone who's had a pair of M50's for over a year without one of the attachment points of the cup to headband failing. This page is currently only available in English. Especially useful in noisy environments. Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. After grabbing two Sennheiser headphones, I think I will never come back to 085 and 060 (although I think they are still great headphones). I returned mine two days ago. For me, the BH085s are great. Moving on… Both headp… This is the third time in a month I changed my ANC headphones. Whats the best-in-line Senn ANC headphones? I usually kept all the boxes in like-new conditions. Final verdict of the Sennheiser HD 458BT … Accessories Accessories for HD 450BT BLACK (508386) HD 4.40 BT/HD 4.50 BTNC AUDIO. I tested every decent pair of Bluetooth headsets before I settled on a pair of Sony WH1000XM3. Looking online, I found similar complaints. I feel they’ve really diluted their brand with their model strategy (and I was a big Sennheiser fan in the 80s and 90s). The highest frequency at which device produces audio. Cheers OP, grabbed a set for mate's 50th birthday present. There are lots of features that make these a great value and one that I would recommend to others for a great listening experience. Exceptional quality is assured by high-quality wireless codec support, including AAC and AptX™, with AptX™ Low Latency to keep audio perfectly in sync with on-screen action when watching videos. Sidetone is somewhat like a transparent mode, but not quite. BH 085 -> BH 060 -> HD 4.50SE -> now HD 458BT. But I suppose that’s one advantage to upgrading to the HD450BT. Mic quality is pretty bad on these but because of the price it's not too bad. Whether at home or on the move, their captivating sound quality, advanced Bluetooth technology, and excellent 30-hour battery life make them perfect for audio lovers seeking a better wireless listening experience. The HD 458BT gives the HD 450BT a new look. I have Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 with ANC and it's amazing. I have many headphones so I don't wanna spend so much money on Bluetooth headphones. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. have a mic but it is very bad quality and can't be used via cable, only when you are using bluetooth. I've replaced the foam pads twice now, they get a huge workout. "USB-C fast charging and advanced wireless Bluetooth 5.0 technology for effortlessly reliable connectivity" No, it's significantly worse in comfort. I find it no different with these HD 450BT headphones. Since these are open-back headphones they have a large soundstage. Along with a couple of review for the previous model which appears to be pretty similar asides from a battery and USB C upgrade, here and here. USB-C charge where the 4.50 mini usb i think. The HD350BT and HD450BT are identical in almost every way when it comes to build, comfort and appearance. The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out. I found the headband to be very thin & hard, which meant it was uncomfortable to wear for extended periods. Must read: Sennheiser HD 450BT vs. Sennheiser PXC 550-II. Comfort, Sound, AC, latency and connection speed is all excellent. Overall I find them really comfortable for eextended use, better than expected sound quality and good battery life. Sennheiser is one of those recognizable names that speaks quality. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products. Like the Bose, this Sennheiser delivers articulate mid-range tones that are perfect for jazz and classical genres. Yep this is exactly why I'm on the fence about buying them now.. everything else spec wise is good. @plank89: And all by the others you managed to get a refund? sennheiser pc37x gaming headset - $120 $90. The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction. Don't even try it on your commute. Actually the avantree comes with the removable boom mic, and has aptx-hd too, feature not found on the Sennheiser. They called it sidetone, and it’s only enabled during voice operations. Even at this special price, is this set 2x better than the TaoTronics. But when it comes to their performance… there are some real key differences to keep in mind if you’re looking into getting any of these Entry Level Headphones. Edit: Avoid Calls Just picked them up… You do sacrifice a Hard-case and premium build quality… I was a little disappointed when I first opened, but my expectations were probably too high. The new Sennheiser HD 450BT over-the-ear bluetooth headphones replace the previous generation model, closely named as the HD 4.50BTNC. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Weight 238g. Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. I confirmed they have a microphone and come with an audio cable in case anyone else wants to know. The Sony's would be better but they're more expensive.Assuming You live in India the sennheiser is available for 7.5k and the Sony xb900n is available for 19,000.That is a huge price difference 3 … Updated photos* for previous post (deleted). I think the sound signature is slightly different from HD 4.50 which I used quite frequently before returning. Nice job Sennheiser. This is just what I needed to hear to know it wasn't just my pair haha. From what I've read in the reviews, I can't actually see any differences besides the red accents. Apart from the points mentioned above, the specifications for the Sennheiser HD 350BT headphones are identical to the HD 450BT. More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise. AptX-LL (a better BT module) In Summer your head feels like they're baking in an oven. These are currently retailing for around 190 Dollars. Do they have a microphone? Calls have always worked perfectly for me so I can't relate to your experience in the slightest. A few more differences are highlighted in the chart below. As with appearance, so too is the build quality relatively similar between t… (Earpads look fairly cheap, and are quite narrow so press against ears) especially when comparing to high end sony/Bose. The Sennheiser HD 458BT headphones are available in Australia and New Zealand now and sell for AUD $299.95 / NZD $329.95 RRP. They also have more bass and clear high notes. Upon correspondence with a Sennheiser representative, I learned there’s an undocumented feature that is not found on the website or in-package instructions.