Sennheiser launched their Sennheiser IE 300 headphones in India. Sennheiser IE 300 is the premium and newest pair of In-Ear headphones with adjustable ear hooks coming to the Indian market. From March 25, 2021, the headphones will be available for purchase on selected offline retail stores and e-commerce platforms. IE 300 has been launched only in one, black color variant. Sennheiser IE 300 Headphone Review is everything in this content.
It is an in-ear headphone, but from its design and size, it falls into the category of earphones.
Kapil Gulati, Director, Consumer Segment, Sennheiser India, while talking about the launch said, “Now Sennheiser has been moving toward at the vanguard of new developments and ideas and has evolved in the development of some of the finest audio devices in the market. With the sheathing of high-quality audio peripherals, Sennheiser has made progress towards an audio revolution. An to take this legacy forward, the company is excited and happy to launch the all-new Sennheiser IE 300 in-ear headphones, that has been manufactured to offer premium and redefine the audio experience for our customers and audiophiles with the unblemished sound quality on the go.”
Availability & Price of Sennheiser IE 300 in India
The all-new Sennheiser IE 300 headphones cost Rs. 29,990 in India. Due to pandemic, the headphones will be available on selected offline retail stores, on Sennheiser’s Online Store and other e-commerce websites as well. From March 25, 2021, the headphones will go on sale in India.
Features of Sennheiser IE 300
Sennheiser IE 300 has a portable, detachable audio jack cable of 3.5mm and a 7mm Extra Wide Band (XWB) transducer to improve the sound and listening experience. Extra Wide Band (XWB) transducer, manufactured at the company’s headquarters in Germany. The cable has been fortified with para-aramid material to ensure good durability that has been used for the audio jack. Talking about this, the company says that, “the cable can go through thousand bend cycles and can easily be replaced for flawless flexibility”.
In a statement, the company also said that “the superior quality gold-plated Fidelity+ MMCX connector is positioned in a disbanded, in the wide socket of 4.8 mm in the housing for additional strain relief. As optional accessories, balanced cables with 4.4 connectors or 2.5 mm are also available. For convenient and safe storage, a premium carry case is also included“.
To minimize Total Harmonic Distortion (THD < 0.08 per cent at 1 kHz, 94dB) and natural resonances, they optimized membrane foil. A transducer back volume designed to reduce reflection within the housing, and a resonator chamber that eliminates masking resonances in the canal of ears to offer a more clarified and thorough treble. The headphones claim to offer a frequency response of 6 Hz to 20 kHz. They have an impedance of 16 ohms.
Talking about the design, the headphones come with adjustable and variable ear hooks, as well as memory and silicon foam adaptors for the ear in small, medium, and large sizes. The company claims that the design makes certain that headphones offer a secure fit for comfort when you use them for a prolonged period. This headphone does not come with a separate Anti Noise Cancellation mode, but the headphones naturally offer the best noise isolation so that users can enjoy music and others in crowded places such as the bus or the metro.
Ultimately, Sennheiser IE 300 have an ergonomic design and features. Every part has been strategically tuned and placed to refine and enhance the listening experience.
Other Top Sennheiser Headphones You Should Buy
1. Sennheiser HD 202 II
There is not only one reason to love Sennheiser HD 202 II, but many. At such a lower price, it offers excellent sound quality, powerful, and deep bass. The earpads are incredibly comfortable. HD 202 II is the best example that to get premium products you do not need to break the bank.
It comes with a long 10-foot cable that makes these headphones a good choice for DJs too. These are lightweight and you will not feel a burden if you use these for long periods.
- Removable and portable earcups
- Depp and clean bass
- Low cost, value for money
- Comfortable to use for a prolonged period
- Good for DJs
What We Like: The combination of powerful bass, high-quality sound, and comfort, as well as the super low price tag, make these the best Sennheiser headphones for the money. A super low-cost tag, Sennheiser HD 202 II is a great combination of comfort, powerful bass and good quality sound, that makes it value for money.
2. Sennheiser HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth
Moving to the next Sennheiser headphone we have Sennheiser HD 4.40 Bluetooth headphone. Without omitting any sound so that nobody around you knows what you’re listening to, this headphone natural isolation while listening to songs. These headphones are lightweight and come with a minimalist design because which they’re never outdated.
It is easy to carry these headphones as it is foldable. They come with a battery life of 25 hours and can be used as wired headphone using a detachable cable.
- Bluetooth enabled
- Foldable and portable
- Long 25-hour battery life
- Buttons to control volume
What We Like: If you are a wanderer and always travel from here to there then Sennheiser HD 4.40 Around-Ear is for you. They are foldable, portable and Bluetooth enabled with a long 25 hours battery life that makes them super easy and handy to carry along with you on your trip.
3. Sennheiser HD 598 SR Open-Back
Are you an audiophile who never comprises when it comes to listening to music? Then, Sennheiser HD 598 SR headphones are for you. With superior sound quality, these are over the ear headphones with the back open.
The sound and equalizer are balanced. HD 598 SR are wired headphones because Bluetooth headphones often degrade the sound considerably. The headphones use ‘Ergonomic Acoustic Refinement technology’, which ultimately enhances your listening experience.
The headband is made up of leatherette and ear cushions are velour covered which makes these headphones to wear for a prolonged period without even thinking about them.
A 3 m cable with 0.25 mm jack, and a 1.2 m long cable with a 3.5 mm jack. These cables also have a button and a microphone to answer phone calls without nuisance.
Another great thing about them is that they’re covered by a 2-year warranty.
- Back open and over-ear design headphones.
- Two cables
- Ergonomic Acoustic Refinement technology
- 2-year warranty
What We Like: If you are not picky expecting much from a headphone and only want musical pleasure every time from it then Sennheiser HD 598 SR it the good choice for you. This for the audiophiles who will not compromise when it comes to music and comfort.
4. Sennheiser HD 650
To ensure precision damping, HD 650 has an acoustic silk design, because of this THD i.e. Total Harmonic Distortion, comes low as 0.05%, which is significantly low as compared to other headphones.
HD 650 offer high efficiency because of ‘high power neodymium’ and ‘manually matched drivers’. They are professional headphones that come with a warranty of 2 years.
- Redefine sound
- Kevlar-fortified cable
- 0.05% Total Harmonic Distortion
- 2-year warranty
What We Like: This headphone is not cheap and worth so much money but a true audiophile knows things better. Despite being expensive, they are worth it. You will get a next-level listening experience with these headphones.
5. Sennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth
At last, we have Sennheiser HD 4.50 and they are Bluetooth headphones. With the tag “Noise Gard”, they actively cancel background noise so that your listening experienced won’t be ruined away.
They come with a battery life of 19 hours and can be used with a detachable cable when the battery runs out. Just like above, these also come with a warranty of 2 years.
- Bluetooth enabled
- Dedicated Active Noise Cancellation feature.
- Foldable and portable
- Long 19 hours battery life
What We Like: These are professional headphones. They have a dedicated feature for active noise cancellation which allows you to enjoy your music even in crowded places like the bus or the metro. Thave dual support, Bluetooth and cable, so there is no need to worry if the battery goes down.
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