Sennheiser HD 280 PRO vs Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro

Sennheiser HD 280 PRO
vs
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro

We compared Sennheiser HD 280 PRO to Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro headphones based on looks, sound, performance, and tech. Based on our rating, HD 280 PRO has a total rating of 7.5 out of 10 vs 7 out of 10 for DT 990 Pro.

Advantages Sennheiser HD 280 PRO over Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro

  • Higher sensitivity: 113dB vs 96dB
  • Less weight: 10oz vs 12.6oz
  • Foldable design

Advantages Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro over Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 5Hz vs 8Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 35KHz vs 25KHz
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Sennheiser HD 280 PRO
7.5
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
7
8
6
Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

Sennheiser HD 280 PRO review

May 18, 2020

My impression of closed over ear headphones Sennheiser HD 280 PRO is a bit controversial. Being a gr...

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Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro review

May 18, 2020

This Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro review includes the information about features and my own impression of...

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Common

Product

Sennheiser HD 280 PRO
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro

Model

HD 280 PRO
DT 990 Pro

Brand

Sennheiser
Beyerdynamic

Reviews

5141
4478

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
open back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

Impedance, Ohm

64
80, 250

Frequency response, Hz

8Hz-25KHz
5Hz-35KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

0.1
0.2

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

113
96

Magnet type

Weight (headphones), g/oz

285/10
360/12.6

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

130/4.2
300/9.8

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
6.35

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

Sennheiser HD 280 PRO
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
Sennheiser HD 280 PRO
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.5
  • 7
  • 7.5Sennheiser HD 280 PRO
  • 7Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro

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