Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT vs Sennheiser Momentum 3

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
vs
Sennheiser Momentum 3

In this article, we compare the Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT vs Sennheiser Momentum 3 specifications to understand their differences and come at a final buying decision. Based on our rating, ATH-M50xBT has a total rating of 7.5 out of 10 vs 8.6 out of 10 for Momentum 3.

Advantages Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT over Sennheiser Momentum 3

  • Better high limit of frequency response: 28KHz vs 22KHz
  • In-line control buttons
  • Touch control
  • Longer battery life: 40 hours vs 17 hours

Advantages Sennheiser Momentum 3 over Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 6Hz vs 15Hz
  • Less weight: 10.7oz vs 10.9oz
  • Noise cancellation
  • You can move the noise-canceling level up or down
  • NFC support
  • Battery charging time: 3 hours vs 7 hours

Common features

  • Wired mode available
  • Identical sensitivity 99dB
  • Folding headphones
  • Detachable cables
  • Built-in controls
  • Voice control
  • App control
  • Battery free listening mode
Votes 2 2
Rating 4.5 4.5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
7.5
Sennheiser Momentum 3
8.6
10
10
10
10
9
8
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

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Common

Product

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser Momentum 3

Model

ATH-M50xBT
Momentum 3

Brand

Audio-Technica
Sennheiser

Reviews

2977
534

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
42/1.6

Impedance, Ohm

38
100

Frequency response, Hz

15Hz-28KHz
6Hz-22KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

0.3

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

99
99

Magnet type

rare earth

Weight (headphones), g/oz

310/10.9
305/10.7

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

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, noise cancelling, voice assistant

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

5.0
5.0

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
17

Charging time, hrs

7
3

Charging port

micro USB
USB-C

Charging cable

micro USB to USB-A
USB-C 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 Momentum 3
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser Momentum 3

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.5
  • 8.6
  • 7.5Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
  • 8.6Sennheiser Momentum 3

The Sennheiser Momentum 3 is better headphones in this comparison. Check Sennheiser Momentum 3 price