Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
vs
SteelSeries Siberia 200

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
SteelSeries Siberia 200
HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200 Difference
Model Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC SteelSeries Siberia 200
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 3.6 / 5.0 2.8 / 5.0 0.8 (23%)
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 3.6 / 5.0 3.9 / 5.0 0.25 (7%)
Gaming Quality 2.9 / 5.0 3.7 / 5.0 0.8 (28%)
Office Environment Sound Isolation 3.6 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 0.55 (15%)
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 3.5 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 0.5 (14%)
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.0 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 0 (0%)
Price $ 103.8 $ 99.8 4 (4%)
Year 2014 2015 1 (0%)
Microphone Yes Yes
Wireless Yes No
Battery Life 7.0 Hours 0.0 Hours 7 (100%)
Ear Breathability 3.2 / 5.0 3.6 / 5.0 0.4 (12%)
Comfort 3.5 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0 0 (0%)
Controls 3.3 / 5.0 2.9 / 5.0 0.45 (14%)
Noise Handling 3.6 / 5.0 4.4 / 5.0 0.85 (24%)
Microphone Quality 3.0 / 5.0 4.7 / 5.0 1.7 (58%)

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

In terms of sound quality, the Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. The Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC has excellent noise cancelling capability. The wireless support in Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is very convenient. The Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC has excellent outside noise isolation and suitable for traveling and commuting in noisy environments. The sound isolation in Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is great overall and there is minimum sound leakage. The Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. For gaming, the Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is not up to par with other similar headsets. In terms of recording quality and voice chat usage, the Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC performs reasonably well against the competition.

SteelSeries Siberia 200

The SteelSeries Siberia 200 has excellent noise cancelling capability. In terms of sound quality, the SteelSeries Siberia 200 is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. For gaming, the SteelSeries Siberia 200 has excellent support and feature set that enables superb gaming experience. The SteelSeries Siberia 200 is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the SteelSeries Siberia 200 is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors. In terms of recording quality and voice chat usage, the SteelSeries Siberia 200 performs reasonably well against the competition. The SteelSeries Siberia 200 suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments.

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC vs SteelSeries Siberia 200 Specifications Comparison

Base/Dock

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
Dock ChargingN/AN/A
Line InN/AN/A
Line OutN/AN/A
Optical InputN/AN/A
PC CompatibleN/AN/A
PS4 CompatibleN/AN/A
Power SupplyN/AN/A
RCA InputN/AN/A
TypeN/AN/A
USB InputN/AN/A
Xbox One CompatibleN/AN/A

Bass

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
High-Bass-0.03 dB2.32 dB
Low-Bass2.17 dB1.23 dB
Low-Frequency Extension12.6 Hz11.89 Hz
Mid-Bass1.09 dB1.89 dB
Std. Err.1.3 dB1.86 dB

Battery

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
Audio while chargingNoN/A
Battery Life22.3 hrsN/A
Battery TypeRechargableN/A
Charge Time2.2 hrsN/A
Passive PlaybackYesN/A
Power Saving FeatureNoN/A

Bluetooth

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
Bluetooth Version4.0N/A
Multi-Device Pairing2 DevicesN/A
NFC PairingYesN/A

Breathability

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
Avg.Temp.Difference5.8 C3.6 C

Cable

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
Connection1/8" TRS1/8" TRRS
DetachableYesNo
Length4.5 ft5.8 ft

Case

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
H3.5 "N/A
L4.8 "N/A
TypeSoft caseNo case
Volume118 Cu. InchesN/A
W7 "N/A

Comfort

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
Clamping Force1.1 lbs1.2 lbs
Weight0.5 lbs0.5 lbs

Controls

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
Additional ButtonsN/ANo
Call/Music ControlYesNo
Channel MixingN/ANo
Ease of useMediocreOkay
FeedbackSubparOkay
Microphone ControlNoYes
Noise Canceling ControlYesN/A
Talk-ThroughNoN/A
Volume ControlYesYes

Frequency Response Consistency

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
Avg. Std. Deviation0.52 dB0.57 dB

Latency

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
Default Latency161 ms0 ms
aptX Latency140 msN/A
aptX(LL) LatencyN/AN/A

Leakage

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
Overall Leakage @ 1ft30.71 dB46.0 dB

Mid

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
High-Mid4.35 dB-1.15 dB
Low-Mid-0.86 dB2.28 dB
Mid-Mid1.49 dB-2.15 dB
Std. Err.2.89 dB2.32 dB

Noise Handling

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
SpNR21.02 dB39.99 dB

Noise Isolation

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
Bass-9.11 dB0.37 dB
Mid-15.78 dB-2.07 dB
Overall Attenuation-19.38 dB-7.87 dB
Self-Noise17.11 dB0 dB
Treble-33.72 dB-21.86 dB

Portability

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
H3.2 "3 "
L4.5 "8 "
Transmitter requiredN/AN/A
Volume86 Cu. Inches127 Cu. Inches
W6 "5.3 "

Recording Quality

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
FR Std. Dev.5.02 dB3.09 dB
Gain38.48 dB34.74 dB
HFE3368.2 Hz20480.0 Hz
LFE329.38 Hz20 Hz
Weighted THD8.9240.39

Soundstage

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB0.0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)3.99 dB3.51 dB
PRTF Distance10.78 dB15.21 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)3.54 dB6.41 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
Weighted THD @ 10011.3011.818
Weighted THD @ 903.3080.901

Treble

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
High-Treble-4.4 dB-5.02 dB
Low-Treble-1.74 dB-0.81 dB
Mid-Treble-2.79 dB0.85 dB
Std. Err.4.86 dB2.97 dB

Wired

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
Analog AudioYesYes
OS CompatibilityNot OS specificNot OS specific
PC CompatibleAudio OnlyAudio + Microphone
PS4 CompatibleAudio OnlyAudio + Microphone
USB AudioNoNo
Xbox One CompatibleAudio OnlyAudio + Microphone

Wireless Range

HD 4.50 BTNC Siberia 200
Line of Sight Range120 ftN/A
Obstructed Range42 ftN/A

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