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Updated January 10, 2024·

Considering your choice between AKG K712 Pro and Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2, if you prioritize top-notch sound quality, comfort, and are mainly using them in a quiet environment like a studio, the AKG K712 Pro would be suitable, but note that they are bulkier and require a wired connection. If you prefer portability, convenience of wireless use, and the ability to cancel out noise in noisy environments or during travel, the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 are a better match, and they also support wireless charging and have a built-in microphone for calls. Keep in mind, the AKG K712 Pro comes at a premium price compared to the more affordable Sennheiser option. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the AKG K712 Pro
  • Good for music
  • Good for gaming
  • Very good for TV and video
Advantages of the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2
  • Good for exercise
  • Very good for air travel

Key differences

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Music

7.7
K712 Pro
Momentum True Wireless 2
6.0
The AKG K712 Pro is good for music, while the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 is only fair.

Gaming

7.0
K712 Pro
Momentum True Wireless 2
5.3
The AKG K712 Pro is good for gaming, while the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 is poor.

Phone Calls

4.9
K712 Pro
Momentum True Wireless 2
6.2
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 is only fair for phone calls, while the AKG K712 Pro is poor.

TV and Video

8.4
K712 Pro
Momentum True Wireless 2
5.4
The AKG K712 Pro is very good for TV and video, while the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 is poor.

Noise Reduction

2.5
K712 Pro
Momentum True Wireless 2
6.5
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 is only fair for noise reduction, while the AKG K712 Pro is poor.

Battery

N/A
K712 Pro
Momentum True Wireless 2
5.5 Hours
The AKG K712 Pro does not have a battery. The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 has 5.5 hours of battery life.

Cost

$272
K712 Pro
Momentum True Wireless 2
$194
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The AKG K712 Pro has a price of $272 and the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 costs $194.

Build Quality

8.5
K712 Pro
Momentum True Wireless 2
9.2
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 has excellent build quality, while the AKG K712 Pro has very good build quality.
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Key similarities

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Podcasts and Audiobooks

7.8
K712 Pro
Momentum True Wireless 2
7.4
The AKG K712 Pro and Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 are both good for podcasts and audiobooks.

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How the AKG K712 Pro and the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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AKG K712 ProSennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2
AKG K712 ProSennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2

GENERAL

Price
$272
$194
Brand
AKGSennheiser
Release Date
July 1, 2013April 1, 2020
Form Factor
HeadphonesEarbuds
Connectivity
WiredWireless

SOUND

Music Score
7.8/106/10
Phone Calls Score
4.9/106.3/10
Gaming Score
7/105.4/10
TV and Video Score
8.5/105.5/10
Exercise Score
4.4/107.1/10

PERFORMANCE

Battery life
N/A5.5 Hours
Wireless charging
N/ANo
Charging time
N/A1.5 Hours
Bluetooth version
N/A5.1
Case Battery Life
N/A28

FEATURES

Active Noise Cancelling
NoYes
Noise Reduction Score
2.5/106.5/10
Virtual Surround
NoNo
Android App
N/AYes
iOS App
N/AYes
Mic Quality
N/A7/10

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
8.5/109.2/10
Comfort score
8.4/107.6/10
Size
N/AMedium
Weight (headset or single earbud)
235 Grams6 Grams
Microphone style
N/AIntegrated

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AKG K712 Pro

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Headfonics

Michael | October 2013
"AKG has created a mini-masterpiece in my opinion. I enjoy this headphone a great deal and it will become my go-to reference headphone for the time being. She is slick, sexy, well-balanced, and crazy comfortable."

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2

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What HiFi?

What HiFi? | November 2022
"They are more comfortable and nicer to use than their predecessors, battery life is better and noise-cancelling is now included as part of the package. They’re easy to live with and you could happily listen to them for hours on end without reaching for the pause button. If your budget allows, your ears will be handsomely rewarded."

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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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