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Updated April 11, 2024·

For an immersive music experience with good calls and gaming quality, the Sennheiser Accentum Plus stands out, though it's less suitable for use with a TV and its larger size can be less convenient for traveling. The Apple Airpods Pro offer excellent portability and noise isolation, making them great for air travel and on-the-go listening, but their sound quality for music isn't as strong as the Sennheisers. If you prioritize convenience and are an Apple user, Airpods Pro's integration with Apple devices could be beneficial, while Sennheiser's AptX Adaptive codec provides high-quality audio over Bluetooth for audiophiles. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the Apple Airpods Pro
  • The Apple Airpods Pro has no clear advantages over the Sennheiser Accentum Plus.
Advantages of the Sennheiser Accentum Plus
  • Good for music
  • Excellent for phone calls
  • Excellent for gaming
  • Very good for TV and video
  • Very good for exercise
  • Excellent for podcasts and audiobooks

Key differences

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Music

6.8
Airpods Pro
Accentum Plus
7.5
The Sennheiser Accentum Plus is good for music, while the Apple Airpods Pro is only fair.

Gaming

5.1
Airpods Pro
Accentum Plus
9.1
The Sennheiser Accentum Plus is excellent for gaming, while the Apple Airpods Pro is poor.

Phone Calls

7.4
Airpods Pro
Accentum Plus
9.2
The Sennheiser Accentum Plus is excellent for phone calls, while the Apple Airpods Pro is good.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

8.3
Airpods Pro
Accentum Plus
9.3
The Sennheiser Accentum Plus is excellent for podcasts and audiobooks, while the Apple Airpods Pro is very good.

TV and Video

5.7
Airpods Pro
Accentum Plus
8.8
The Sennheiser Accentum Plus is very good for TV and video, while the Apple Airpods Pro is poor.

Noise Reduction

9.1
Airpods Pro
Accentum Plus
8.3
The Apple Airpods Pro is excellent for noise reduction, while the Sennheiser Accentum Plus is very good.

Battery

5.0 Hours
Airpods Pro
Accentum Plus
50.0 Hours
The Apple Airpods Pro has 5 hours of battery life. The Sennheiser Accentum Plus has 50 hours of battery life.

Cost

$249
Airpods Pro
Accentum Plus
$230
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The Apple Airpods Pro has a price of $249 and the Sennheiser Accentum Plus costs $230.
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Key similarities

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Build Quality

9.0
Airpods Pro
Accentum Plus
8.9
Although they have very similar scores, PerfectRec considers Apple Airpods Pro to have excellent build quality, while the Sennheiser Accentum Plus has very good build quality.

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How the Apple Airpods Pro and the Sennheiser Accentum Plus compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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Apple Airpods ProSennheiser Accentum Plus
Apple Airpods ProSennheiser Accentum Plus

GENERAL

Price
$249
$230
Brand
AppleSennheiser
Release Date
October 1, 2019February 1, 2024
Form Factor
EarbudsHeadphones
Connectivity
WirelessWired + Wireless

SOUND

Music Score
6.9/107.5/10
Phone Calls Score
7.4/109.3/10
Gaming Score
5.2/109.1/10
TV and Video Score
5.7/108.8/10
Exercise Score
6.1/108/10

PERFORMANCE

Battery life
5 Hours50 Hours
Wireless charging
YesNo
Charging time
1.5 Hours2 Hours
Bluetooth version
5.25.2
Case Battery Life
24N/A

FEATURES

Active Noise Cancelling
YesYes
Noise Reduction Score
9.1/108.4/10
Virtual Surround
YesNo
Android App
NoYes
iOS App
NoYes
Mic Quality
7/108.5/10

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
9/108.9/10
Comfort score
8/107.6/10
Size
MediumN/A
Weight (headset or single earbud)
5.4 Grams227 Grams
Microphone style
IntegratedIntegrated

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Sound Guys

Adam Molina | January 2023
"For just $50 USD more than the original model with the wireless charging case, this is definitely the pair of buds to get. The AirPods Pro (1st generation) sounds better than the originals and has a way better fit and active noise canceling to boot. If you have an iOS device, just get this."

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About Apple

Apple Inc. is an American technology company, founded in 1976, known for its wide range of premium products, including smartphones, computers, and audio solutions. Apple offers the very popular personal audio line AirPods, highly regarded for their wireless, smart capabilities and their seamless integration with the iPhone, iPad and Mac devices. They provide a high-quality sound, comfort and lifestyle features perfect for all users invested in their ecosystem.

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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