Product Comparison: Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H5 vs Sennheiser Momentum Free

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General Specifications
Bang & Olufsen
Beoplay H5
Momentum Free
About the Product
Beoplay H5 wireless earphones deliver an immersive listening experience with the power to go anywhere with you. Conveniently pair them with your Bluetooth device to bring the beauty of music into your active everyday life.
Sennheiser’s MOMENTUM Free liberates your listening experience. Its luxurious, ergonomic design offers all day listening enjoyment with leading edge wireless connectivity. With effortless elegance, its clever magnetic earpieces even link together to be worn around the neck when not in use.
Key Specs
Min. Frequency Range
20 Hz
15 Hz
Max. Frequency Range
20 kHz
22 kHz
Battery Life
5 hours
6 hours
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H5 Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds - Black
  • Battery life is decent - however you do need to remember to charge them daily for heavy use.
  • The battery life is good, the pairing is simple, all the different buds are helpful and sound quality is typical B&O standards (so excellent.)
  • I have 2 weeks use and the battery life is very good. Charging is a wonderful and exquisite procedure.
  • Battery life is pretty average. Suitable for a workout and a commute but struggles to get more than 4 hrs playtime so less than an average European flight if you include waiting time before and after the flight.
  • If you use the ear fins then its annoying that you have to remove them every time you charge them, which is a lot due to the poor battery life.
Sennheiser Momentum Free Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black
  • The battery life is enough for on and off listening throughout the day.
  • Battery life can vary from volume you listen at but they last me over a full day of listening at work easily.
  • Better than expected battery life, nice functionality in the remote and really good sound.
  • The voice calling is passable but only just. Battery life only average.
  • Poor battery life and earphones don’t sit snug in the ears, keep falling out!
Size & Weight
7.3 in.
5.5 in.
4.7 in.
3.5 in.
2.36 in.
1.1 in.
0.63 oz.
1.4 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H5 Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds - Black
  • I recognize that the battery life of 5 hours is low, although the equipment is small.
  • Premium earbuds with an impressive sound for their weight. Speaking of weight - they are remarkably light!
  • The headphones are light even though they look sturdy. Great design and sound!
  • The headphones themselves are quite heavy and tend to fall from the ears, and the battery life is about three hours.
  • The problem is they're just too heavy. Particularly that cool braided cord. It creates too much pull on the earpods.
Sennheiser Momentum Free Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black
  • Well battery life could be longer, but that's where you get lightweight earbuds!
  • You will not get a better sound quality anywhere and for music lovers, this small gadget will be an absolute delight.
  • The in ear Momentum earbuds are fantastic quality and light.
  • This little, light device has surprised by its great sound across music and spoken word sources.
  • Light, wholly unobtrusive with a fantastic audio range and clarity of sound that has me hearing subtleties in the (extremely eclectic) variety of music I like to listen to.
Pairing Interface
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth 4.2
Fit And Convenience
The four pairs of silicone tips provide a relaxed, comfortable fit and SweatGuard rugged and breathable tips create a comfortable, near-perfect grip in the ear canal that is ideal for exercising
Four different sized ear adapters ensures optimum fit contributing significantly to enhance wearing comfort and sound quality
Connection Range
33 feet
33 feet
Carrying Case
Water Resistant
Built-In Microphone
The Bang & Olufsen app, Magnetic Connection, Convenient Charger
Signature Sennheiser Sound, Cutting-edge Wireless Technology, Full Headset Functionality
What customers say about "Features"
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H5 Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds - Black
  • The variety of earbuds from silicone and memory foam are great as is the magnetic off switch which acts as a holder or the little clip.
  • The best earphones I have ever had. Great sound, easy to use, good looking.
  • Pretty long battery life and really posh design. Really convenient and stable Bluetooth connection.
  • You have to open the app each time and manually activate - it would be better if the headphones remembered the previous settings.
  • Only negative is the charging cradle... It's proprietary so if I ever lost it, I suspect it would be awkward and expensive to replace.
Sennheiser Momentum Free Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black
  • The phones paired easily with my Sony phone, and I have not experienced any failures of BlueTooth connectivity when my phone is in my pocket, or within arm's reach.
  • Really good sound quality as I’d expect from sennheiser. They work great as headphones for noise cancellation and the wireless is good.
  • Most importantly the sound quality is excellent. I previously had the 'wired' version and these compare very well. Very comfortable. Good noise isolation. Easy to pair with devices.
  • The magnets that clip the heads together could be much stronger, and the buds are soft and not very noise cancelling.
  • Cannot connect two devices as one constantly drops out with an annoying voice repeating that earphones are disconnected every 30 seconds.
Battery Type
Battery Charge Time
2 hours
What customers say about "Power"
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H5 Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds - Black
  • Battery life is good, I've never been caught short, and they charge up quickly.
  • Very reliable and stable and battery lasts well - about 3 to 4 hours so fine for commuting and gym etc. Very happy and would recommend.
  • Battery life is quite good between 4-5 hours of constant use, 7-8 hours with intermittent use. Recharging is fast and convinient!
  • Battery life is shocking, if you commute on long journeys I don't recomend.
  • The charging system with its dedicated pod that you need to take with you wherever.
Sennheiser Momentum Free Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black
  • They're incredibly simple to set up, have a great battery life and feel comfortable to wear.
  • Charging and connection was easy enough .. The Head phones can be registered to nine sources ! Have registered them with three apple products with no issues ..
  • Great sound quality and material quality, lasts a long time after charging. Look good and come with a case.
  • Battery life is average, but the worst thing about the whole product- getting into the charging port could not be more difficult and annoying as its cover is really tricky to take off.
  • The plastic/rubber cover for the charging port is really flimsy, not in keeping with the high quality feel of everything else.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
2 year(s)
Other Information
199.99 $

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