Sennheiser HD 4.40

7.6 score
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Sennheiser HD 4.40 Review Facts

Bluetooth 4.0 technology and high-quality sound are featured on the Sennheiser HD 4.40 wireless headphones. The headphones can be used for answering calls and listening to music. They are well-suited to use with tablets, MP3 players, smartphones, and other portable devices. Travel is more pleasurable because HD 4.40 was built to be portable. The headphones have deep ergonomically designed ear pads and over-ear design that offers lasting comfort even when worn for extended listening sessions.

The foldable headband design quickly and compactly stores in the protective case provided. Intuitive ear cup-mounted controls and integrated microphones permit smooth operation when the user wants to adjust the volume, change a track, or make or take a call. Using a ten-point system to rate headphone qualities, a group of reviewers rated the HD 4.40 as follows: Comfort 8, Design 8.5, Performance 8.5, Sound 8, and Value 9.

Editor's Pros & Cons
  • Built-in rechargeable battery
  • Dual omnidirectional microphones
  • Ear cup-mounted controls
  • Easy to operate
  • Foldable design for storage and travel
  • Great battery life
  • Great sound
  • Intuitive
  • Low latency Bluetooth headphones
  • NFC and Bluetooth pairing
  • Strong audio performance with solid high-frequency clarity and excellent bass depth
  • Value for the price
  • Cable lacks inline remote
  • Inconsistent bass across users
  • No noise cancellation
  • Subpar isolation performance


The Sennheiser HD 4.40 is mixed usage headphones that serve a variety of purposes. They can be very versatile. The sound is decent and has an excellent EQ that allows users to customize to their liking.

Unfortunately, the headphones do not have active noise cancellation. They are not an option for commuting. On the plus side, they are Bluetooth headphones with low latency. Most people watching video content may not notice the delay. The headphone that can do a little of everything without costing too much.

HD 4.40 is not very breathable. There is a decent seal around the ears that obstructs a lot of airflow. The headphones are fine for casual listening and non-demanding activities when exercising and running the ears will sweat.

Basic Features

The headphone package includes a soft carry bag, aux cable for passive mode use, and a micro USB charging cable.