Headphones roundup: The best Sennheiser headphones

We take a look at some of our favourite pairs of Sennheiser headphones and earphones that have passed through our Test Centre.

Sennheiser is renowned for producing some of the best headphones on the market. Below we've rounded up some of the best pairs that we've tested; all of these models received at least four out of five stars when we reviewed them.

Budget Sennheiser headphones

Sennheiser MX 471 earphones

RRP: $49.95

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What’s Hot: Adjustable earbud size, excellent audio quality, very fair price

The Final Word: The Sennheiser MX 471 headphones only cost $49.95 and come highly recommended. They offer great audio quality and a good design.

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Sennheiser CX300-II Precision Black in-ear headphones

RRP: $79

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What’s Hot: Clear and well-rounded bass

The Final Word: The Sennheiser MM 50 iPhone headset is naturally a good choice for those that need the ability to make calls with their music earphones still in place. But if you don’t need the mic, the less expensive Sennheiser CX 300-II deserves a recommendation, offering a slightly less punchy sound with a more relaxed treble and a smoother effect overall.

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Sennheiser PMX 100

RRP: $99.95

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What’s Hot: Great sound, Quite balanced

The final word: The PMX 100s are a great portable headphone, offering reasonably balanced and exceptionally detailed sound.

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Mid-range Sennheiser headphones

Sennheiser RS 130

RRP: 299.95

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What’s Hot: Comfortable, provides surround sound, good audio quality

The Final Word: Sennheiser's surround sound wireless headphones offer great audio quality a reasonable price.

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Sennheiser PXC 210 BT wireless headphones

RRP: $349.95

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What’s Hot: Portable, can be used wired or wirelessly, great sound quality through Bluetooth

The Final Word: Sennheiser's PXC 210 BT wireless headphones provide great sound quality even when connected via Bluetooth, though they don't offer the active noise-cancellation of more expensive models.

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Sennheiser PXC250

RRP: $349.95

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What’s Hot: Rich sound, great treble, good detail, comfortable

The Final Word: A typically high quality product from Sennheiser, the PXC250 headphones offer a good alternative to products from Bose if you're looking for something a little cheaper. The audio quality is impressive although it doesn't quite beat what's produced by some top tier IEM manufacturers.

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High-end Sennheiser headphones

Sennheiser PXC350

RRP: $599

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What’s Hot: Great noise cancelling, comfortable, good audio quality

The Final Word: If you're after a high quality pair of noise-cancelling headphones and can do without the TalkThrough feature found on Sennheiser's PXC450, then the cheaper PXC350 are a great alternative.

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Sennheiser MM 450 Travel headset

RRP: $649.95

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What’s Hot: Great noise-cancelling for an on-ear model, flawless Bluetooth implementation, good sound quality

The Final Word: Sennheiser's premier Bluetooth travel headset has great sound quality considering its portability. Good active noise-cancelling and a flawless Bluetooth implementation make it even more appealing.

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Sennheiser PXC450

RRP: $799

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What’s Hot: Great clarity, crisp sound, nice mid and treble ranges, great noise cancelling

The Final Word: Offering the best noise cancelling out of any pair of headphones we've heard, Sennheiser's PXC450 offer a great choice for frequent travellers; just make sure you can charge the hefty cost back to your company.

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Sennheiser HD 800

RRP: $2499

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What’s Hot:Incredible sound quality, comfortable

The Final Word:Despite the price we were very impressed with the Sennheiser HD 800 headphones. They consistently handled every bass and treble note we threw at them, and the build quality is exceptional.

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