Review of the brand-new Sennheiser Momentum 2 Truly Wireless Earbuds.
Product Name: Sennheiser Momentum 2
Product Description: The new Sennheiser Momentum 2 comes with better sound quality and many new features, which makes this one of the best ANC Truly Wireless Earbuds in the market.
The new Sennheiser Momentum 2 comes with a similar design to its predecessor but, with a few tweaks to make it better for the user. Hard plastic finish with touch-sensitive controls makes it easy for everyday use.
Active Noise Cancelation
Fully customizable controls
Extended Battery Life
The Bluetooth 5.1 Technology for Connectivity
IPX4 Water Resistance Rating
Does not support multi pairing
It will cost you 299.95$
No Wireless Charging
The Sennheiser Momentum 2 comes with touch-capacitive controls on either bud. The sensitivity and smoothness are better than its predecessor. However, the more important value addition when it comes to controls in the 2nd generation is that all control could be swapped, changed, and added on using the app. Unlike the Apple Airpod Pro, which does not provide customizable controls, these Sennheiser’s provide full authority to the user, and it makes the Sennheiser Momentum 2 Truly Wireless Earbuds irresistible and worth the amount.
The 1st generation of Sennheiser Truly Wireless Earbuds came with only 4 hours of guaranteed battery life. With the 2nd Gen, Sennheiser has extended the battery life up to 7 hours. They have achieved it even after adding ANC, which drains a lot of battery life. However, the battery life is less than what you get from the Samsung Galaxy buds plus, which has a whopping 11 hours of battery life, yet 7 hours from the buds and 21 hours from the charging case, makes these truly wireless earbuds perfect for everyday use.
The Sennheiser Momentum 2 comes with an average water resistance rating of IPX4. It only guarantees sweat resistance and resistance against splashes of water. The average rating could be a deal-breaker for a few users who would expect that higher rating to be on the safe side. Yet, these truly wireless earbuds would suffice an active lifestyle unless you prefer running in the rain. The rating is similar to what you get in Apple Airpod Pros and Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus. Apart from jogging in the rain or getting into the pool with these on, you are good to go.
The Sennheiser Momentum 2 comes with great new features, and it has Active Noise Cancelation as well. One would be fine to pay 300 bucks for this, but you also have many budget options in the market with pretty similar features and quality. The Airpod Pro’s costs 50$ less with ANC in it. The Samsung Galaxy Buds plus costs 150$ less with excellent passive noise isolation. The Jabra Elite Active 75t is 100$ less with splendid passive noise isolation. All these options could make the consumer think twice before making the purchase decision.
Once again, essential but Sennheiser have not added this feature to the charging case. The case comes with USB Type-C charging, which is the standard these days, but most of its competitors have the wireless charging ability, which is helpful for people who use phones which has the option of power-sharing. The charging case gives an added 21 hours of battery life, which is excellent, but the fact that it does not support wireless charging makes a negative impact on the consumer.
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Sennheiser has ramped up the audio quality of the new Momentum 2 compared to its predecessor. There good bass punch to it, which is touch better than what you experience with Airpod Pro’s. However, the mids are quite disappointing. The lack of emphasis on the mids affects sound color and the depth when you are listening to music.
Due to the lowered highs and upper mids, the soundstage is lenient.you could use the built-in equalizer to enhance the mids and highs, but it does not do justice to the audio. This could be a major let down to users who are concerned about the quality of sound. Due to the hefty price tag, the expectations are naturally high.
The most significant leap forward in the new Sennheiser Momentum 2 is Active Noise Cancelation. It does an excellent job of draining out the airy noises like the air condition or a photocopy machine inside an office environment.
The design and the fit add on to the noise cancellation through passive noise isolation. It is fair to say these Sennheiser Momentum 2 are high up there when it comes to ANC.
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