Summary: You get what you pay for: The $499 Sennheiser Momentum Wireless headphones are nearly perfect. The design is timeless, albeit a tad understated, and the rich audio with the spacious soundstage is trademark Sennheiser. I also appreciated the quick wireless setup and the intuitive controls.
Pros: Rich, crystal-clear audio; Attractive, sturdy design with premium materials; Good active noise cancelling; Easy-to-use wireless controls
Sanctuary with the Sennheiser Momentum Wireless M2 AEBT
17 April 2015
Summary: While the Sennheiser Momentum Wireless M2 AEBT doesn't sound as good as the passive Momentum models, it does sound better than any other Bluetooth noise canceler I've heard. I'd characterize it as good upper mid-fi when run passive on the wire, and a notch lower with the power on.
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless: Premium wireless sound for a premium price
17 April 2015
Summary: While it may be a bit overpriced, the Momentum 2.0 Wireless is an excellent and well-designed Bluetooth headphone with active noise-cancellation that also offers strong wired performance.
Pros: The Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless is a well-designed, sturdy headphone, that folds up for more compact storage and features excellent sound over Bluetooth, as well as over a wired connection. The headphone is also equipped with active noise-cancellation and has dual microphones for use as a ce...
Cons: Expensive; like the Beats Studio Wireless, you can't turn noise-cancellation off (it's always on when you use Bluetooth).
Conclusion: Up your game and the get the most out of your gear with the following extras, hand-picked by our editors: Though priced to peel away the timid, there’s no doubt Sennheiser’s new Momentum Wireless are a stellar pair of wireless cans, offering class-leading performance in the genre.
Summary: While we'd like to see it cost a little less, Sennheiser has fixed the original Momentum's one weakness, making the new 2.0 Momentum not only sound slightly better but fit more comfortably.
Pros: The Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 offers more spacious and softer earcups, making it a more comfortable headphone. It offers excellent, refined sound, high-end build quality, and a new folding design. An inline remote/microphone is included for cell-phone use (Apple iOS and Android friendly versions ar...
Cons: Somewhat pricey; should include cables for both iOS and Android devices in the box.
Excerpt: If you need a pair of wireless headphones with noise-cancelling capabilities, Sennheiser has introduced a wireless version of its popular Momentum headphones. We got the chance to dive in and see how they perform. Sennheiser Momentum headphones have been one of the company’s most popular products.
Summary: The Sennheiser Momentum Wireless headphones not only look great, but they pack in serious sound quality, feel great on the head and pack in some of the best active noise cancellation we've ever heard - but all of that comes with a rather hefty and steep price tag.
Excerpt: That I was going to love the Sennheiser Momentum Wireless on-ear headphones was a foregone conclusion. I was already a fan of the Momentum on-ears , after all; my only complaints being that they tended to squeeze my head a bit too much, and the on-ear Alcantera lining didn’t do much to isolate...