Audio-Technica ATH-M20x vs Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
vs
Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

What is the difference between Audio-Technica ATH-M20x and Sennheiser HD 280 PRO? Find out which is better and their overall performance in the headphones ranking. Based on our rating, ATH-M20x has a total rating of 7 out of 10 vs 7.5 out of 10 for HD 280 PRO.

Advantages Audio-Technica ATH-M20x over Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

  • Less weight: 6.7oz vs 10oz
  • Detachable cables

Advantages Sennheiser HD 280 PRO over Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 8Hz vs 15Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 25KHz vs 20KHz
  • Higher sensitivity: 113dB vs 96dB

Common features

  • Folding headphones
Votes 11 11
Rating 4.6 4.6

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
7
Sennheiser HD 280 PRO
7.5
10
8
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

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May 27, 2020

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Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

Sennheiser HD 280 PRO review

May 18, 2020

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Common

Product

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

Model

ATH-M20x
HD 280 PRO

Brand

Audio-Technica
Sennheiser

Reviews

8981
6672

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

47
64

Frequency response, Hz

15Hz-20KHz
8Hz-25KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

0.1

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

96
113

Magnet type

neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

190/6.7
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

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-M20x
Sennheiser HD 280 PRO
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 7.5
  • 7Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
  • 7.5Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

The Sennheiser HD 280 PRO is better headphones in this comparison. Check Sennheiser HD 280 PRO price