May 18, 2020
In this Skullcandy Hesh 3 review, you will see what is special about this closed-back device and wha...Read More
Skullcandy Hesh 3 vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is completely black and does not have a noise-canceling function, while the other pair of headphones is gray-black and does not let the external sounds. The devices are over-ear and closed back. They are wireless but can be used as wired as well.
The frequency response of the appliances is different since Skullcandy Hesh 3 has 20 Hz - 20 kHz and Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC has 18 Hz - 22 kHz. The rate of impedance in the first case is 32 Ohm, while the second device has 18 Ohm. Also, Skullcandy Hesh 3 has 97 dB of sensitivity, whereas Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC has 113 dB.
These devices have a battery-free listening mode. Skullcandy Hesh 3 has a function of speed charge and its battery life is 22 hours, while Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC works 19 hours. However, the second appliance has such a benefit as aptX support.
If you prefer hard-hitting bass and don't consider yourself an audiophile you will like the sound of Skullcandy Hesh 3. Treble is surprisingly crisp here and highs are rolled off and very laid back.
The sound of Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is super crisp and vibrant. The bass is a bit rumbly and music does lose a little of its luster when the headphones are in NoiseGuard mode.
Skullcandy Hesh 3 weighs exactly 200 g and Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is a bit heavier as its weight is 238 g. Both of them are easy to carry as they are foldable. In addition, the headphones of these models have an adjustable headband.
The audio cable which comes with Skullcandy Hesh 3 has 120cm length which is shorter than the wire of Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC — 140cm.
The Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is better headphones in this comparison. Check Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC price