Sennheiser gives HD 200 and HD 400 headphone lines an upgrade
Sennheiser does dish out a mean pair of headphones that are not exorbitantly priced, clearly occupying the middle class segment of things by their attempts at making the most of your hard-earned cash. Well, this time around, the popular HD 200 and HD 400 headphone lines have been given an upgrade, where there are six new models to choose from – namely the HD 219, HD 229, HD 239, HD 429, HD 439 and the HD 449 headphones.
All of them will feature a significant acoustic upgrade from stock headphones thanks to their fashion-forward design, where individual headphones will stand out with bold colors and an intricate ear cup design. Apart from that, you will also be able to enjoy a wide range of sonic signatures that ought to work for just about any music fan. All half dozen models have also been optimized for listening on MP3 players, tablets, Android, Windows and Blackberry smartphones, laptops, netbooks and Apple devices, although select models will boast rotating earcups or cable systems that are more suitable for portable or at home use.
The Sennheiser HD 229 that you see above in orange/white will deliver thick, rich bass performance, where it will also sport powerful neodymium magnets so that your ears can enjoy precise stereo sound with impressive depth. As for the closed ear cup design, it will do its part to wedge the audio in, while making sure unwanted background noise remains where it rightfully belongs – on the outside. The HD 229 will retail for $79.95 if you are interested.
Other models like the HD 239, the HD 429, the HD 439, and the HD 449 will retail for $79.95, $99.95 and $119.95, respectively. The HD 239 will boast of outstanding and balanced sound and is optimized for both portable players and home audio systems. There is also the presence of powerful neodymium magnets as well as a frequency response of 16 to 23,000 Hz, enabling the HD 239 to deliver hyper-realistic and detailed sound reproduction.