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Philips X2 vs Sennheiser HD 599

7.48 in
9.06 in
Philips X2 Headphones
Philips X2
Sennheiser HD 599 Headphones
Sennheiser HD 599
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Editiorial reviews
4
4 editorial reviews
If you're looking for unrivalled comfort, an eye-pleasing design and impressive sound quality, the X2s deliver in spades...Read more
Brilliant headphones for a brilliant priceRead more
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4
4 editorial reviews
In 1960 Sennheiser presented the MD421 to the world and it put the Sennheiser name on the world wide map. Now there is the Sennheiser HD599, a new classic?Read more
A while back, I posted a Sennheiser HD 559 review. I left a little bit… cold. They felt muffled. I was disappointed with them, to say the least. But now we're back. We've raised the stakes by a couple model numbers and a few dollars for a sort of rematch. We're looking at the open-back, over-ear Sennheiser 599s. The sticker on these is $199 – about double that of the 559s. The 559s (...Read more
Let the music flow. Sennheiser’s always been in the forefront of audio peripherals for several years, and their current flagship, the HD 599 is no exception. The Sennheiser HD 599 is mostly plastic, though its sturdy build is something that should make survive everyday usage. The padded headband also helps you wear the headphones for …Read more
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User rating
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4.1 out of 5
37 user ratings
5 stars
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4.3 out of 5
44 user ratings
5 stars
54 %
4 stars
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Full Comparison

Technical details

Philips X2Philips X2
Sennheiser HD 599Sennheiser HD 599
StyleOn-EarOver-Ear
Connectivity technologyWiredWired

Design

Philips X2Philips X2
Sennheiser HD 599Sennheiser HD 599
Colour of productBlackBrown,Ivory
Acoustic designOpenOpen

Dimensions

Philips X2Philips X2
Sennheiser HD 599Sennheiser HD 599
Weight13.4 oz8.82 oz

Sound

Philips X2Philips X2
Sennheiser HD 599Sennheiser HD 599
Impedance30.0 Ω50.0 Ω
Driver size1.97 in1.5 in
Total harmonic distortion (THD)0.1 %0.1 %

Connectivity

Philips X2Philips X2
Sennheiser HD 599Sennheiser HD 599
Cable length31.2
3.5 mm/6.3 mm adapter includedyesyes

Power

Philips X2Philips X2
Sennheiser HD 599Sennheiser HD 599
Battery operatednono

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