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Updated April 11, 2024·

If cost is a major concern and you mainly intend to use headphones at home or in a studio, the AKG K361 will save you money while still offering very good sound quality, comfort, and a detachable cable, but it lacks wireless capabilities and isn't ideal for exercise or travel. On the other hand, the Sennheiser Momentum Sport, while more expensive, offers superior features for an active lifestyle, such as sweat and dust resistance, active noise cancelling, and fitness tracking; they are also optimized for both Android and Apple devices and provide a better experience for calls, gaming, and exercise, but they may not be as comfortable for extended listening sessions due to their in-ear design. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the AKG K361
  • The AKG K361 has no clear advantages over the Sennheiser Momentum Sport.
Advantages of the Sennheiser Momentum Sport
  • Good for phone calls
  • Very good for gaming
  • Very good for exercise
  • Very good for air travel
  • Good for podcasts and audiobooks

Key differences

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Gaming

6.3
K361
Momentum Sport
8.8
The Sennheiser Momentum Sport is very good for gaming, while the AKG K361 is only fair.

Phone Calls

3.2
K361
Momentum Sport
7.0
The Sennheiser Momentum Sport is good for phone calls, while the AKG K361 is poor.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

5.0
K361
Momentum Sport
7.8
The Sennheiser Momentum Sport is good for podcasts and audiobooks, while the AKG K361 is poor.

Noise Reduction

6.0
K361
Momentum Sport
8.0
The Sennheiser Momentum Sport is very good for noise reduction, while the AKG K361 is only fair.

Battery

N/A
K361
Momentum Sport
6.0 Hours
The AKG K361 does not have a battery. The Sennheiser Momentum Sport has 6 hours of battery life.

Cost

$100
K361
Momentum Sport
$330
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The AKG K361 has a price of $100 and the Sennheiser Momentum Sport costs $330.

Build Quality

8.5
K361
Momentum Sport
9.0
The Sennheiser Momentum Sport has excellent build quality, while the AKG K361 has very good build quality.
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Key similarities

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Music

7.5
K361
Momentum Sport
7.5
The AKG K361 and Sennheiser Momentum Sport are both good for music.

TV and Video

7.8
K361
Momentum Sport
7.8
The AKG K361 and Sennheiser Momentum Sport are both good for TV and video.

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How the AKG K361 and the Sennheiser Momentum Sport compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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AKG K361Sennheiser Momentum Sport
AKG K361Sennheiser Momentum Sport

GENERAL

Price
$100
$330
Brand
AKGSennheiser
Release Date
July 1, 2018March 1, 2024
Form Factor
HeadphonesEarbuds
Connectivity
WiredWireless

SOUND

Music Score
7.5/107.5/10
Phone Calls Score
3.3/107/10
Gaming Score
6.4/108.9/10
TV and Video Score
7.9/107.8/10
Exercise Score
4.3/108.5/10

PERFORMANCE

Battery life
N/A6 Hours
Wireless charging
N/AYes
Charging time
N/A1.5 Hours
Bluetooth version
N/A5.4
Case Battery Life
N/A24

FEATURES

Active Noise Cancelling
NoYes
Noise Reduction Score
6/108/10
Virtual Surround
NoNo
Android App
N/AYes
iOS App
N/AYes
Mic Quality
N/A8.5/10

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
8.5/109/10
Comfort score
7.6/107.6/10
Size
N/ALarge
Weight (headset or single earbud)
219 Grams6.8 Grams
Microphone style
N/AIntegrated

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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 Momentum Sport

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Amelia Schwanke | January 2024
"We hadn't been expecting a new pair of dedicated sports buds but the surprise was nonetheless exciting. I got to try out the new buds at CES 2024 and while they have stayed true to delivering that "signature" Sennheiser sound, with a wide soundstage and strong sense of detail, it’s the extra wearable tech inside them that stands out to me against the best workout 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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