Sennheiser will start transport its fourth-generation Momentum wi-fi noise-canceling cans this week, throwing down the gauntlet to Apple, Bose, and Sony within the hotly-contested premium ANC headphones market.
The Momentum 4’s boast a headline-grabbing 60 hours of listening time on a single cost, and likewise introduce a whole redesign of the corporate’s flagship Momentum line for higher consolation and fewer “clamping,” says Sennheiser.
The seen cables have gone, whereas the metallic hinge and leather-based exterior have been changed by a less complicated plastic design with ear cups that rotate flat when stowed. Lots of the bodily controls have additionally been eliminated in favor of a contact panel on the proper cup that responds to gestures.
Sennheiser says the headphones characteristic a transparency mode and improved adaptive noise canceling (the said 60-hour battery life is with ANC on). There is a fast cost characteristic that gives six hours of use in 10 minutes, and the headphones are additionally geared up with an automated energy off characteristic that kicks in when the cans are eliminated, prepared to show again on whenever you choose them up.
Sennheiser says the brand new 42mm transducer system inside delivers “good dynamics, readability and musicality,” whereas customers can tailor their audio expertise utilizing the built-in EQ, presets, sounds modes, and a brand new Sound Personalization characteristic. In the meantime, multipoint on the Momentum 4’s connects two units on the identical time, comparable to an iPhone for music and Mac for video calls, and the headphones are available a redesigned hardshell case.
Sennheiser’s Momentum 4 headphones can be found in cream and black colours, and might be pre-ordered now from the firm’s web site for $349.95 ($50 lower than the Momentum 3’s had been at launch) with transport scheduled to start on Tuesday. They are going to go up towards Apple’s AirPods Max ($549), Sony’s WH-1000XM5 ($399), and Bose’s 700 headphones ($399).