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Updated January 10, 2024·

The AKG K361 are wired over-ear headphones with a reputation for good sound quality and comfort, and come with a detachable cable; they're well-suited for mixing music and casual listening but lack a built-in mic, limiting their use for calls. The Sennheiser HD 350BT are wireless over-ear headphones praised for their sound and built-in mic quality, with long battery life and aptX Low Latency support, making them versatile for a range of activities including gaming and TV. If you frequently make calls or enjoy the convenience of wireless listening and can sacrifice the wired connection, go for the Sennheisers but if you prefer the reliability of a wired connection for music production or listening, the AKGs might be the better choice. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the AKG K361
  • The AKG K361 has no clear advantages over the Sennheiser HD 350BT.
Advantages of the Sennheiser HD 350BT
  • Good for phone calls
  • Excellent for gaming
  • Excellent for TV and video
  • Very good for air travel
  • Very good for podcasts and audiobooks

Key differences

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Music

7.5
K361
HD 350BT
7.0
The AKG K361 and Sennheiser HD 350BT are both good for music, though the AKG K361 is somewhat better.

Gaming

6.3
K361
HD 350BT
9.1
The Sennheiser HD 350BT is excellent for gaming, while the AKG K361 is only fair.

Phone Calls

3.2
K361
HD 350BT
7.4
The Sennheiser HD 350BT is good for phone calls, while the AKG K361 is poor.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

5.0
K361
HD 350BT
8.3
The Sennheiser HD 350BT is very good for podcasts and audiobooks, while the AKG K361 is poor.

TV and Video

7.8
K361
HD 350BT
9.0
The Sennheiser HD 350BT is excellent for TV and video, while the AKG K361 is good.

Battery

N/A
K361
HD 350BT
33.0 Hours
The AKG K361 does not have a battery. The Sennheiser HD 350BT has 33 hours of battery life.

Cost

$109
K361
HD 350BT
$84
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The AKG K361 has a price of $109 and the Sennheiser HD 350BT costs $84.
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Key similarities

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Noise Reduction

6.0
K361
HD 350BT
6.0
The AKG K361 and Sennheiser HD 350BT are both only fair for noise reduction.

Build Quality

8.5
K361
HD 350BT
8.2
The AKG K361 and Sennheiser HD 350BT both have very good build quality.

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How the AKG K361 and the Sennheiser HD 350BT compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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AKG K361Sennheiser HD 350BT
AKG K361Sennheiser HD 350BT

GENERAL

Price
$109
$84
Brand
AKGSennheiser
Release Date
July 1, 2018January 1, 2020
Form Factor
HeadphonesHeadphones
Connectivity
WiredWireless

SOUND

Music Score
7.5/107/10
Phone Calls Score
3.3/107.4/10
Gaming Score
6.4/109.1/10
TV and Video Score
7.9/109.1/10
Exercise Score
4.3/106.3/10

PERFORMANCE

Battery life
N/A33 Hours
Wireless charging
N/ANo
Charging time
N/A2 Hours
Bluetooth version
N/A5

FEATURES

Active Noise Cancelling
NoNo
Noise Reduction Score
6/106/10
Virtual Surround
NoNo
Android App
N/AYes
iOS App
N/AYes
Mic Quality
N/A8.5/10

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
8.5/108.2/10
Comfort score
7.6/107.6/10
Weight (headset or single earbud)
219 Grams238 Grams
Microphone style
N/AIntegrated
Waterproof Rating
00

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AKG K361

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Alex Rowe | November 2019
"The K361 retains much of what makes the K371 such a winner, though it has a leaner sound, and the build changes made to trim the price down are immediately apparent. Still, it’s another excellent offering from AKG, and other companies in this fight should either be very worried or quickly designing updates to their old models."

Sennheiser HD 350BT

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Lily Katz | September 2023
"Sennheiser nails just nearly everything about the Sennheiser HD 350BT headphones. Sound quality is excellent, and the high-quality Bluetooth codec support is a rarity at this price point. If you don’t care for high-tech features like automatic ear detection, you’ll be delighted with these portable headphones."

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About Sennheiser

A family-owned company, Sennheiser is a German, high fidelity, audio equipment manufacturer founded in 1945. Their consumer audio division is now owned by the Swiss hearing aid and cochlear implant manufacturer Sonova. Sennheiser offers a wide variety of, very high quality, audio equipment solutions, from headphones to earbuds, full sets of monitoring speakers, amplifiers and microphones. They also make what is widely regarded as the best, and most expensive, headphones in existence, the HE-1 Orpheus, costing a whopping $59,000 dollars.

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