- Sennheiser is launching a brand new line of wi-fi headphones.
- The Accentum is billed as a extra inexpensive model of its Momentum headphones.
- The Accentum might be out there for pre-order on September 26 for $179.99.
Sennheiser doesn’t launch new merchandise fairly as usually as its rivals, but it surely does have one thing to announce at this time. The audio model is launching a brand new line of wi-fi headphones known as the Accentum, which the corporate says shares a lot of its DNA with the Momentum 4. Right here’s every thing it’s essential find out about Sennheiser’s Accentum wi-fi cans.
Because the Accentum is made to be like a extra inexpensive model of the Momentum 4, the 2 have rather a lot in widespread when it comes to design. Nevertheless, that additionally signifies that the Accentum takes a couple of costing measures. For instance, probably the most notable distinction is within the band. As an alternative of the fabric materials discovered on the Momentum 4, the headscarf makes use of laborious plastic.
Regardless of the cheaper construct, the Accentum ought to nonetheless be comfy to put on for lengthy intervals of time. The scarf and cups have padding that the corporate says conforms to the wearer’s form.
One other cost-cutting space seems to be the controls. The place the Momentum 4 provides contact gestures for controlling playback and calls, the contact gestures are absent within the Accentum. Customers will as a substitute use the four-button format situated on the backside of the left cup. Nevertheless, this might be paired with Sennheiser’s non-obligatory companion smartphone app.
As well as, the Accentum options 37mm dynamic transducers. Sennheiser claims that it’s able to delivering “excellent bass efficiency and placing readability.”
In relation to lively noise canceling (ANC), the Momentum 4 left a lot to be desired with its middling ANC. The Accentum as a substitute depend on hybrid ANC, which makes use of microphones on each the inside and outside of the headphones to cancel out sound. It’s too early to inform if the ANC was improved for these headphones. Nevertheless, Sennheiser says, “the acoustics have been optimized for broad ANC efficiency, dramatically lowering cacophony from the surface world.” It claims to do that by way of the mixture of passive isolation and covert microphones.
These microphones will even assist to cut back wind noise throughout calls by way of the Accentum’s wind-reduction mode. This could assist to maintain calls clear with minimal distraction. Sennheiser’s new headphones additionally help Bluetooth 5.2, which will even provide multipoint help. Which means you possibly can swap from one connection to a different with out having to re-pair gadgets. This could make it straightforward to swap out of your VoIP name on the pc, again to your telephone should you wished to hearken to music or a podcast.
Moreover, helps the aptX HD codec, which ought to assist with sound high quality and stability. It additionally helps AAC and SBC codecs.
One other notable characteristic is the size of the battery life. Sennheiser didn’t sacrifice a lot between these cans and the Momentum 4. The Accentum get about six much less hours of battery life in comparison with the Momentum for a complete of fifty hours. That’s nonetheless loads of time for playback and calls. If it’s essential cost up fast, Sennheiser states its headphones can acquire 5 extra hours of life with simply 10 minutes of charging.
You’ll be charging the Accentum with a USB-C cable that comes included within the field. However you’ll be capable to do extra than simply cost up the battery. The USB-C cable can be used to show the Accentum into wired headphones, you simply must plug it right into a USB-C supported system.
Value and availability
Sennheiser’s new headphones might be out there at choose retailers and on sennheiser-hearing.com, with pre-orders beginning on September 26 for $179.99 ($249.95 CAD). They are going to be out there in two colour choices: black and white with sandstone accents. The black model will arrive on October 4, however the white model received’t begin delivery till late November.