Hey guys, I currently own a Sony MDR ZX100 headphones. I was satisfied with it's performance but now it really started to suck because it couldn't play my .flac files to their full potential. I live in India where my options are limited and I've read a lot of reviews about headphones in this forum especially of then Senheiser HD 439 and Shure SRH 440.
From what I've come to know, the 440's are very neutral and don't have bass. Coming from the ZX100 I want to know if the 440's have lesser bass than the ZX100 or more.
I use a Samsung S2 with PowerAMP. So will the 440's perform better than the HD439's with EQ tuning?
I mostly listen to heavy metal, classical, jazz and rock. I would like a little bass but not too much. My current headphones have no bass at all. I would also like to know if it's more comfortable than the ZX100 because these cans squeezed my ears too much and I've tolerated them enough now. I use them 60-90 minutes at a stretch.
I know I'll be happy with either 439 or the 440. I'm getting the 439 for 70$ and the 440 for 90$. I don't mind spending a little more for the 440 if it is better than the 439.