Sennheiser has been a heavy-hitter in the audio industry for quite some time now. Being a popular headphone store in New York, we know this first-hand. Both online and in-store, there is a massive demand for Sennheiser headphones. 2019 saw several new releases in their already-extensive catalog, and products like the Momentum True Wireless continue to grow in popularity.
Here at Audio46, we've compiled a quick list of our current favorites from Sennheiser to round out the end of 2019.
- Best Airpod Alternative: Momentum True Wireless
- Best Noise Cancellation: Momentum 3 Wireless
- Best for Gaming: GSP 670 Wireless Gaming Headset
- Best Wireless for Audiophiles: IE 80S BT
- Best on a Budget: HD 400S
Please keep reading to know our expert analysis of each product.
Best Airpod Alternative: Momentum True Wireless
Price: $299.95 249.95 (sale until the end of 2019)
Much has been said about the Momentum True Wireless. They are widely considered some of the best True Wireless earbuds on the market, and the reputation is well deserved. With unparalleled sound quality and an intuitive design, these are sure to give your current buds or pods a run for their money.
- 4 Hour Battery Life, plus 12 with charging case
- IPX4 Water-resistance rating
Best Noise Cancellation: Momentum 3 Wireless
Listeners who want active noise cancellation without sacrificing sound quality should look no further. Similar headphones may run a bit cheaper, and may even offer more complete noise cancellation, but the Momentum 3 strikes the ultimate balance between sound fidelity and isolation. The durable construction and attention to detail ensures these headphones will make a worthy investment.
- 17 Hour Battery Life
- 3 Active Noise Cancelling Modes
- Can connect to 2 devices simultaneously
- Auto on, off and pause
- SBS, aptX, aptX Low Latency, AAC codec support
Best for Gaming: GSP 670 Wireless Gaming Headset
The GSP 670 is a fantastic choice for a wireless gaming headset. It features a 20 hour battery life, quick charging via USB, low-latency connection and a noise cancelling microphone with auto-mute. And being from Sennheiser, the 670 delivers a full-bodied low-end without sacrificing the high and midrange details. And for gamers who don't mind adding another wire to their setup, the GSP 600 Headset is also a good choice.
- 20 Hour Battery Life
- Low Latency Connection
- Noise Cancelling Mic
- 7.1 Surround Sound
Best Wireless for Audiophiles: IE 80S BT
As with the Momentum 3, Sennheiser goes to great lengths to ensure sound quality does not get sacrificed for convenience. In the case of the IE 80S BT, Sennheiser took the design of the original IE 80S and made it wireless.
The IE 80S BT supports several audiophile-level codecs wireless transmission, and even has a built in DAC. It's got a powerful low-end (with an adjustable pot if you find it too powerful), an impressive soundstage and an ergonomic fit. Definitely one of the better 'audiophile' wireless buds we've tried.
- SBC, aptX, aptX Low Latency, aptX HD, AAC, LHDC codec support
- Built-in AKM DAC
- 5 Band EQ with Smart Control App
- 6 hour battery life
Best on a Budget: HD 400S
One of our favorites in the budget-friendly range. The HD 400S and the wired-only HD 300 both offer up an impressive amount of detail for under $100. A strong soundstage and great instrument separation is what sets these cans apart from others in the price range.
- One-button smart remote
- Foldable design
- Detachable cable