Last Updated: 23 May 2019

Sennheiser HD 4 50 SE BT NC Bluetooth Wireless Noise Cancellation Headphone

Last Updated: 23 May 2019
7.5
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Sound Quality
 139
sound quality, noise, bose, nc, sennheiser
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Sound overall is good but i would say that max volume as i expected is a bit low but its good enough though.  ...  "
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" ...  Good buy noise cancellation not upto notch as per sound quality beyond expectation build headphone purely plastic bass is normal overall for the deal it's pretty gd  ...  "
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" ...  Now the sound- Good, flat, senheizer signature. ... Only if you are an audiophile.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality varies from OK to good, depending upon the type of music. ... Buy these if available on a discount - as a decent enough bluetooth headphone - not as a noise cancelling one though.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is awasome.  ...  "
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" ...  sound quality and noise cancelling is much better than bose,jbl and beats solo 3  ...  "
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" ...  Sound doesn't distort even if I pump the volume to max. ... All in all, Sennheiser delivers a knockout punch to bose headphones and it 4K cheaper than them.  ...  "
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" ...  You can get best sound when you tweak the equaliser.  ...  "
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Noise Cancellation
 100
cancellation, cancelling, sound quality, bose, active noise cancellation
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Noise cancellation and battery life are good.  ...  "
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" ...  I have to say im a bit disappointed with the noise cancelling but considering that it comes at the almost $100 cheaper than the Bose or any of its competitors id definitely say its a good buy and kudos to Amazon for the quick delivery and response.  ...  "
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" ...  Great at the price of 7.5k, noise cancelling is adequate not like high end bose or sony.  ...  "
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" ...  Noise cancelation and sound quality is awesome  ...  "
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" ...  Noise cancellation is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Active Noise Cancellation works good and you'll feel.  ...  "
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" ...  sound quality and noise cancelling is much better than bose,jbl and beats solo 3  ...  "
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" ...  The only improved or additional feature that company talks about is Noise Cancellation, which is missing in HD 4.40. ... When you are listening to Music, the NC feature still works fine, but, during calls the Noise Cancellation feature doesn't works at all in noisy backgrounds.  ...  "
Price
 70
worth, value for money, price range, money, sale
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Definately worth it.  ...  "
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" ...  Super value for money  ...  "
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" ...  Got it for discounted price of 7.4k, totally worth it at that price range.  ...  "
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" ...  Bang for the buck . ... I have bought this for 7K .  ...  "
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" ...  Good product for its pricing  ...  "
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" ...  Best earphones for the price range. ... If you are getting it in offer price, the best.  ...  "
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" ...  I got these at a sale for 7,500 rupees.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is definitely above its price range.  ...  "
Battery Life
 67
life, sound quality, hours, battery life, life is good
+99%
-1%
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" ...  Battery life is OK. 15 Hrs  ...  "
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" ...  Good battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  It has amazing battery life very good sound quality. ... - Long battery life  ...  "
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" ...  Using it since last 6 months, no complaints, works like a pro, and battery life is punching . ... lasts for about 18 hours when NC is turned on.  ...  "
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" ...  battery life more than expectation .  ...  "
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" ...  The earpiece is slightly uncomfortable, but satisfied with its sound quality, battery life, ease of use, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is pretty good.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is great, connectivity is great and does the job well.  ...  "
Comfort
 66
comfortable, uncomfortable, ear, wear, comfort
+59%
-41%
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" ...  Nice sound , notice cancellations and good fitting to ear.  ...  "
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" ...  - Comfort is acceptable if you have small or average sized ears ... Comfort: 7/10. ... Ear padding is nice and cushy but tends to get warm and do not breath well. ... The clamping force is more since these are new - maybe with time, it will become comfier.  ...  "
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" ...  Comfort 0/5  ...  "
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" ...  *Really comfortable over the ear(actually ,it cover the complete ear, so no discomfort even after 3-4 hours of usage)  ...  "
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" ...  And these are comfortable .  ...  "
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" ...  Though they are comfortable .  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing sound clarity and extremely comfortable for longer use.  ...  "
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" ...  Comfort =5/10  ...  "
Bass
 46
sound quality, sound, lovers, base, treble
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Nice sound and clarity but avarege bass  ...  "
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" ...  Great sound and perfect balance bass is not on high end but clarity of sound is best  ...  "
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" ...  Bass is adequate and appropriate.  ...  "
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" ...  This is Good Product but i think sound quality of Skullcandy Headsets are more dynamic, clear and deliver good Bass effects. ... Like Skullcandy Crusher is less expensive than this product, but delivers very good quality of sound, especially for Bass lovers and for all those who would like to use their BT Headsets with their Bid Screen LCD/LEDs for watching Movies.  ...  "
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" ...  amazing clarity and combination of bass and treble .  ...  "
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" ...  Has a punchy bass .  ...  "
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" ...  It booms great sound while using wired instead of using wirelessly and these are not for bass lovers  ...  "
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" ...  bass can be better I feel .  ...  "
Bluetooth
 34
nfc, connectivity, bt, connect, pairing
+76%
-24%
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" ...  Bluetooth connectivity =10/10 ... Bluetooth Audio=9/10 ... Aux=9.5/10 (slightly better than Bluetooth audio)  ...  "
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" ...  Sennheiser HD 4.50 BT NC Bluetooth Wireless .  ...  "
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" ...  Noise activation is difficult to activate on Bluetooth mode and easy on wired.  ...  "
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" ...  - Works wired and wireless  ...  "
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" ...  Connection to NFC phone was quite easy.  ...  "
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" ...  It also allows us to connect to multiple bluetooth devices which is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  All in all, NFC, pairing, sound quality is all top class  ...  "
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" ...  Was looking for a wireless headset for a while.  ...  "
Headphones
 32
headphone, headset, sound quality, ear, earphones
+78%
-22%
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" ...  The headset is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Headphones controls are very useful once you know complete use of them.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything is good about the headphone.  ...  "
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" ...  These headphone need to break in for atleast a week to get to their best sound quality, so if at first they sound normal then don't be scarred wait for upto a week :)  ...  "
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" ...  Sennheiser are famous for giving headphones which delivers crispy and highly punched sound,  ...  "
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" ...  Would've been better if the earpieces lay flat, as in the case of the other flagship NC headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  The headphone produces it's best sound only if it's connected wirelessly but i like the option of using it as a wired one too.  ...  "
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" ...  sennheiser best brand in over head bluetooth headset .  ...  "
Build Quality
 26
quality, headband, cheap, case, head
+81%
-19%
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" ...  - Overall built quality for the price is great ... - Comes with a soft carry case  ...  "
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" ...  1) Build quality is good.  ...  "
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" ...  The cushioning is also quite good, though I feel the grip in the head could have been a little weaker.  ...  "
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" ...  the feel n material used seems durable .  ...  "
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" ...  but looking like it’s gonna break easily  ...  "
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" ...  The case is a bit small pouch kinda but the headphones fit within so no problem with that too.  ...  "
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" ...  The build feels cheap but flexible and the ear cushions are soft and comfy.  ...  "
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" ...  Nevertheless, you can feel the plastic inside indicating the cushion is not of such a good quality. ... But it’s holding its own ground.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 21
devices, nfc, connectivity, connected, bluetooth
+76%
-24%
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" ...  I have seen people complaining about dificulty in pairing but i would like to inform you the headphone when turned on will look for previous bt connection .  ...  "
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" ...  *NFC works real fast to connect  ...  "
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" ...  It also allows us to connect to multiple bluetooth devices which is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Connects to only one phone.  ...  "
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" ...  So connection was never an issue. ... They also feature a dual connection i.e. ... they can be connected to two devices at the same time so that quite helpful at times.  ...  "
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" ...  On Apple devices it was easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Connection to NFC phone was quite easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Bluetooth Pairing (Tested & working fine in MiTV, Mac, IPhone & Android ) ... Connect with 2 devices @ same time.  ...  "
Call quality
 16
hear, voice, mic, headphones, sound
+44%
-56%
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" ...  Headphones picked up lot of background noise while on call  ...  "
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" ...  *Very poor mic for audio calls.  ...  "
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" ...  Even the slightest movement of you jaw and the your hear creaky pops.  ...  "
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" ...  Avg person will not hear any difference in sound quality  ...  "
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" ...  If call is connected either I am not able to hear the other person or he is no able to hear me.  ...  "
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" ...  Mic has a lot of noise while ona call.  ...  "
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" ...  It only lowers the tone of people speaking near you .  ...  "
Frequencies
 15
vocals, treble, mids and highs, sound, lows
+87%
-13%
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" ...  The highs and lows come out very clearly.  ...  "
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" ...  the mix of bass and treble is commendable.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked sound signature, it was balanced with apt bass mids and highs.  ...  "
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" ...  you get that sennheiser classic sound with clear vocals, gread mids and highs, and a punchy bass.  ...  "
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" ...  Even though it may not have the highest output in terms of volume, the sound quality is decent and represents the lows, mids, and high appropriately.  ...  "
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" ...  The clarity and mids and lows are spectacular.  ...  "
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" ...  Mids and highs are good too ... And since the highs are not shrill or sharp, these are very easy to listen to. ... I mean you can hear the small beats too, the mids and highs get a bit detailed.  ...  "
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" ...  Pitch is good, treble is not overrated, Bass is proper - not supressing any vocals .  ...  "
Product Reliability
 15
weeks, month, working, usage, tried
+47%
-53%
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" ...  Does not work correctly after some time.  ...  "
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" ...  The Headphone will not turn on, it's barely been a month since I bought it.  ...  "
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" ...  The logo on headphones will start disappearing after some weeks of purchasing.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried to switch off it but that is not working either. ... i thought it will work after getting off than i tried to ON it but now its look like its dead.  ...  "
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" ...  They will first get the SE stock (takes a week, minimum) and then they will test if it has no defects and then you get it, which is a sad process, as they will only order one of that stock for you.  ...  "
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" ...  Now right hand side is not working, it has stopped completely.  ...  "
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" ...  But I received a faulty product.  ...  "
Marketplace
 15
product, sale, seller, rs, price
+60%
-40%
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" ...  As much as i was excited in getting a good deal for a branded product on republic day sale .  ...  "
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" ...  Got it at reasonable price of RS 6741/- in amazon sale.  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks to amazon for importing to india & offering affordable price.  ...  "
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" ...  I got it in sale time .  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you guys,  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon has this product at half price during Independence Day sale, came in early too.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon packaging was good.  ...  "
Controls
 13
button, volume, controls, press, time
+31%
-69%
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" ...  Secondly, button placements are a bit off, but you'd get used to it over time.  ...  "
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" ...  The volume at full bar is low .I even tried changing the EQ but it didn’t make any difference .  ...  "
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" ...  Cons:- Controls are not easier especially for activating the ANC.  ...  "
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" ...  One, the control buttons are fidgety and one needs to take the headphones off to use them correctly.  ...  "
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" ...  Little bit confusing how to enable/disable ANC .  ...  "
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" ...  Small slider button for play/pause/next and back. ... Power button is in an awkward place but you get used to it. ... There is no easy way to find out if it is on - other than holding the power button to toggle power and check then.  ...  "
Design
 13
look, quality, plastic, good, durable
+77%
-23%
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" ...  Everything is good except the design of the earcups.  ...  "
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" ...  Now if we look at the design, it’s purely made up of plastic but this feels sturdy. ... These look exactly like the OG 4.50's, the only difference being is that the sides on the OG's are white and here it’s black. ... This is a fabric carrying case.  ...  "
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" ...  Paint coming off.  ...  "
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" ...  The level of detail is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  just the size of the headphones looks too big and the model is quite simple  ...  "
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" ...  Sturdy & Durable design  ...  "
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" ...  Details are good, aptx really proves itself.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice leather finishing with metal and plastic covering gives it class and agility.  ...  "
Volume
 11
sound, low, even, quality, overall
+55%
-45%
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" ...  *Clear sound quality at maximum volume  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is great but not loud enough.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound overall is good but i would say that max volume as i expected is a bit low but its good enough though.  ...  "
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" ...  but then clarity is great even at 100% volume .  ...  "
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" ...  Sound doesn't distort even if I pump the volume to max.  ...  "
Size
 11
good, case, carry, travel, hard
+82%
-18%
comment
" ...  The travel pouch is of good quality and is easily carry the headphones with wires along.  ...  "
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" ...  A little more Big size will be better.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a carry pouch which is good.  ...  "
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" ...  I always travel with it.  ...  "
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" ...  Get a hard carry case to extend longevity.  ...  "
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" ...  - Comes with a soft carry case  ...  "
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" ...  good while travelling  ...  "
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" ...  The case is a bit small pouch kinda but the headphones fit within so no problem with that too.  ...  "
Fit
 10
ears, ear, case, head, hard
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  Case - Not hard case but comfortable to use.  ...  "
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" ...  The ear cups do fold up neatly and fit in the provided carrying case. ... This is a fabric carrying case.  ...  "
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" ...  But it’s holding its own ground.  ...  "
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" ...  The case is a bit small pouch kinda but the headphones fit within so no problem with that too.  ...  "
Cover
 8
case, carrying, carry, good, better
+100%
comment
" ...  Get a hard carry case to extend longevity.  ...  "
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" ...  carrying pouch shud have been more durable  ...  "
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" ...  However the storage pouch should get a lot better.  ...  "
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" ...  Inside it we get the earphones are a carry pouch. ... This is a fabric carrying case.  ...  "
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" ...  - Comes with a soft carry case  ...  "
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" ...  The travel pouch is of good quality and is easily carry the headphones with wires along.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a carry pouch which is good.  ...  "
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" ...  The case is a bit small pouch kinda but the headphones fit within so no problem with that too.  ...  "
Returns
 8
amazon, return, replacement, product, get
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  Amazon doesn't even accept return of the product.  ...  "
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" ...  Had to return .  ...  "
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" ...  These can only be replaced and not returned as per him .  ...  "
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" ...  Returned the very next day.  ...  "
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" ...  So now I have returned it completely.  ...  "
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" ...  I asked for the replacement hopefully amazon is doing it.  ...  "
Charging
 8
battery, life, hours, fully, charges
+100%
comment
" ...  Charge very fast  ...  "
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" ...  Battery charging time 2 hrs & juice will stay 20+ hrs.  ...  "
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" ...  doesn’t really dies once fully charges impressive .  ...  "
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" ...  A micro usb port is also offered here for charging and takes like 2 hours to completely charge the battery from 0-100 and battery life is claimed to be 25 hours when ANC is off and I am having a hard time because these wont die….  ...  "
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" ...  6) Accessories i.e charging cable, carrying case etc are good.  ...  "
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" ...  +Only thing I liked was battery life and fast charging time  ...  "
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" ...  I say this upfront since this is the very feature for which Sennhieser is charging so much compared to 4.40 BT.  ...  "
Cables
 7
wired, quality, poor, aux, proprietary
+43%
-57%
comment
" ...  Wire cable of poor quality.  ...  "
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" ...  The aux cable is difficult to insert and remove.  ...  "
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" ...  Very bad sound & not contenting with wire.  ...  "
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" ...  I ordered for a replacement as the cord connecting the left ear cup and the head band is coming out of the groove when I am unfolding the headphone. ... This will damage the cord in the long run.  ...  "
For Travel
 6
travel, used, trip, travelling, quality
+100%
comment
" ...  good while travelling  ...  "
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" ...  Noice Cancellation is decent in normal situations like home use and city travel, higher-end headphones perform better in flights and very crowded areas.  ...  "
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" ...  Try NC in bus or train you will notice the diffrence.  ...  "
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" ...  The travel pouch is of good quality and is easily carry the headphones with wires along.  ...  "
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" ...  I always travel with it.  ...  "
Delivery
 5
received, delivery, product, packaging, good
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  It got delivered in neat but brown cardboard box and not in usual premium packing.  ...  "
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" ...  I would certainly recommend this product and seller too, for a prompt well-packaged delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon packaging was good. ... Delivery on time.  ...  "
For Running
 4
headphones, pair
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  This may be a personal issue but in the long run think twice before buying this product.  ...  "
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" ...  I am writing this after an extensive use of these headphones in gym for 40 days and can say it's a complete waste of money.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 4
user, use, pairing, highs, headset
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  The controls are easy to learn and use. ... Pairing up the headset to each device was easy.  ...  "
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" ...  And since the highs are not shrill or sharp, these are very easy to listen to.  ...  "
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" ...  Should have some display on the headset or the app which would make life easy. ... On Apple devices it was easy.  ...  "
Band
 4
padding, headband, head, comfortable to wear, wear
+100%
comment
" ...  Very precise sound across all frequency band.  ...  "
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" ...  Comfortable to wear.  ...  "
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" ...  Once the right adjustment of the head band is achieved, its very comfortable and you can wear it for a long time.  ...  "
Packing
 4
packaging, one, cheap, also, like
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Packing is also cheap snd also when i exchanged for a new one no accessories were given.  ...  "
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" ...  And 1 more thing packing is also cheap.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 4
received, faulty, seller, box
-100%
comment
" ...  it turned out to be disappointing as the product received was faulty .  ...  "
comment
" ...  I received a defective product & it seems to be a duplicate product.  ...  "
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" ...  Faulty product sent by seller .  ...  "
comment
" ...  But I received a faulty product.  ...  "
Apps
 3
use, google, easy, captune
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  this image I downloaded feom google.  ...  "
comment
" ...  3)music sounds better on the captuna app, but you can't use streaming on that app  ...  "
Resolution
 3
sennheiser, buy, 5k, 50
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  The HD 4.40 is available in ₹7.5K anyways.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Sennheiser HD 4.50 SE in its own way is great.  ...  "
Features
 3
bit, anc
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  At 15k, there are better options.  ...  "
comment
" ...  For under 6800, you cannot find something similar with features which match or exceed ... Features & how they fair: ... Features & battery: The NFC is useful & works.  ...  "
ISP
 3
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  So connection was never an issue.  ...  "
comment
" ...  - Works wired and wireless  ...  "
Network
 3
connection, room, house, good, around
+100%
comment
" ...  I can go downstairs to the shop or room around the house and I didn't lose connection. ... So connection was never an issue.  ...  "
comment
" ...  - Works wired and wireless  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good voice calling capability (faint echo come in when ANC is turned on) and good signal range.  ...  "

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Specifications

Connectivity
Bluetooth:  Yes