Shure SRH840 vs Sennheiser HD 599

Shure SRH840
vs
Sennheiser HD 599

The present review is aimed to compare two headphones - Shure SRH840 vs Sennheiser HD 599 that are meant to satisfy the needs of music lovers. Both headphones have the same overall rating of 7.5.

Advantages Shure SRH840 over Sennheiser HD 599

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 5Hz vs 12Hz

Advantages Sennheiser HD 599 over Shure SRH840

  • Better high limit of frequency response: 38KHz vs 25KHz
  • Higher sensitivity: 106dB vs 102dB
  • Less weight: 8.8oz vs 13.1oz

Common features

  • Detachable cables
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Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Shure SRH840
7.5
Sennheiser HD 599
7.5
7
7
Shure SRH840

Shure SRH840 review

May 27, 2020

Shure SRH840 is a model of over ear headphones with closed back cups of a professional American audi...

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Sennheiser HD 599

Sennheiser HD 599 review

May 27, 2020

Sennheiser HD 599 is one of the top models of open back over ear headphones with a great neutral sou...

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Common

Product

Shure SRH840
Sennheiser HD 599

Model

SRH840
HD 599

Brand

Shure
Sennheiser

Reviews

570
2496

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
open back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

40/1.5

Impedance, Ohm

44
50

Frequency response, Hz

5Hz-25KHz
12Hz-38KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

0.1

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

102
106

Magnet type

neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

372/13.1
250/8.8

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
300/9.8

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

Shure SRH840
Sennheiser HD 599
Shure SRH840
Sennheiser HD 599

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.5
  • 7.5
  • 7.5Shure SRH840
  • 7.5Sennheiser HD 599

The Shure SRH840 is better headphones in this comparison. Check Shure SRH840 price