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Sennheiser Momentum 3 Over-Ear Headphones

Sennheiser Momentum 3 Over-Ear Headphones

The Sennheiser Momentum 3 Over-Ear Headphones provide an exceptional listening experience. They produce steady intensity sound of a studio recording, with each frequency reproduced separately, so that you can hear the bass, mid-range and treble in perfect synchronization together.

These headphones have specially designed in-built controls devised for any situation, be it a call or podcasts or even music, the Automatic On/Off and Smart Pause features will ensure that you enjoy an unforgettable experience.

These Sennheiser headphones also have features of Active Noise Cancellation and Transparent Hearing function. The Active Noise Cancellation has three advanced modes that are customized for different situations. The Transparent Hearing function lets you enjoy your hearing experience while letting you stay aware of your surroundings.

Overall Score

Comfort 80%
Sound 85%
Material Quality 80%
DURABILITY 75%

Features

Auto on/off

The Automatic on/off function and the smart pause feature gives you a seamless experience so that you never miss a beat of your favourite audio track.

Fast playing

These headphones play music tracks faster than any other headphones in the market.

Active noise cancellation

Active noise cancellation cancels out all unwanted noise from your surroundings.

Comfort

The ear pads are very soft as they are made out of premium fabric. The headband is also made out of genuine leather to make sure that you get an extremely comfortable wear when listening to audio for longer time periods.

Transparent hearing

The Sennheiser Momentum 3 over-ear wireless headphones adapt to your environment and while they cancel out active noise but, in the meanwhile, they also let you stay aware of your surroundings.

Comfort

The ear pads are very soft as they are made out of premium fabric. The headband is also made out of genuine leather to make sure that you get an extremely comfortable wear when listening to audio for longer time periods.

Controls

There are three buttons that can be used for easy control. You don’t even have to read the user manual. The advanced automatic pairing mode lets you set up wireless connection easily.

Compatibility

They are compatible with all audio devices and smartphones.

Water resistance

No.

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Comparison with previous version Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 Headphones

Sennheiser Momentum 3 vs Sennheiser Momentum 2.0

Noise cancellation

Sennheiser Momentum 3 uses active noise cancellation and transparent hearing technology

Sennheiser Momentum 2 uses Noise Gard hybrid active noise cancellation. This helps to stop ambient noise through dramatic noise isolation to improve audio quality in busy surroundings

Connectivity

 Both of these headphones have wireless technology.

Battery life

The Sennheiser Momentum 2 have a 22-hour battery life when both the Bluetooth and Noise Gard features are switched on. This long battery works great especially for long distance travelling

whereas the Sennheiser Momentum 3 have less battery than these.

Weight

The newer version has a weight of 0.67 lbs

whereas the older version has a weight of 2.0 lbs.

 Dimensions

Sennheiser Momentum 3 headphones have the following dimensions: 9.09 x 7.6 x 4.09 inches.

Sennheiser Momentum 2 headphones have the following dimensions: 7.4 x 4 x 9.9 inches

Fit

The newer version is over-ear whereas the previous version is circumaural.

Microphones

Sennheiser Momentum 3 headphones have a single built-in microphone.

Whereas the previous version has a technology that uses two built-in microphones that work seamlessly to improve the vocal quality and for ambient noise removal during calls.

Warranty

When you purchase from an authorized Sennheiser dealer, you get entitled to a two-year or twenty-four months warranty. This is valid for both the headphones.

Pros

Cons

Bass

Sennheiser Momentum 3 bass

Frequency Response (Averaged and Compensated)

Noise Isolation

Sennheiser Momentum 3 noise Isolation

FAQs

Q: What are the improvements in the newer headphones’ version than the previous version?

The drivers used in the newer version have bigger size, due to which they are more powerful and provide better audio quality. The build quality has improved as well.

The comfort level has improved as real leather made from sheep skin is used for headbands and ear pads. The Momentum 3 version uses Bluetooth 5 technology and has aptx and aptx low latency whereas the Momentum 2 version uses Bluetooth 4.0 technology.

They have a wonderful smart pause feature that pauses the music when you take the headphones off, along with an automatic shut off/on feature when they are folded.

The noise cancellation function has improved and can be turned off or used in three advanced three modes namely low-pressure mode, anti-wind mode, or max mode. They also have USB-C type charging cable that functions as a wired connection for iOS or Android devices.

Q: If my batteries get dead, do these headphones have wire cable just in case, as a backup?

Yes. These headphones can use both wireless and wired connections. They come with a 3.5mm audio jack. Their USB-C type charging port can also be used as input source for iOS r Android smartphones because they can use USB-C type cable for charging.

Q: Are these headphones aptX-HD or aptX-ll compatible?

The Momentum 3 headphones are only aptX and aptX low latency compatible but not apt-X HD compatible.

Q: Are the earcups and battery replaceable?

Yes. They can be replaced for free without any charge but only by the company.

Written by James

James is a multimedia engineer and tech expert who loves to relax and enjoy music at its highest quality. He is on an endless quest to find the ultimate headphones to rule them all, sharing his findings in guides and reviews.

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