‘Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 4’ review: Clean and balanced sound

Sennheiser’s Momentum series is quite popular in the wireless earbuds audio market, whether for headphones or earbuds.

The company recently launched its Momentum True Wireless 4 earbuds that is priced at Rs. 18,990, making it a premium pair.

Do these have enough to justify the price tag? Let’s test and find.

The Momentum True Wireless earbuds 4 come in a very familiar carrying case with a grey fabric over it that feels nice to hold. The case has the Sennheiser branding on the op and USB type C port next to a small LED on the front.

The buds are IP54 water and dust-resistant and come with not only extra pair or eartips of different sizes (which is standard) but also some silicone rounded stability fins for a better fit. The earbuds are still squarish in shape with the Sennheiser branding at the middle next to the mics.

The inside part carries LED lights and pogo pins for charging inside the case.

The pair has decent heft to them but still do not feel too heavy or bulky. It comes in Black Copper, White Silver and Black Graphite (the one I used) colour options.

The pair supports Bluetooth 5.4 along with multi-device pairing (two devices at a time). It carries SBC, AAC, aptX and aptX Adaptive as well as LC3 audio codecs.

When it comes to the audio quality, this Sennheiser pair doesn’t feel any letdown and gives a warm output for most genres tried. With its ample treble output, the bass and mid-lows don’t suffer, giving a balanced audio quality in rock and sub-genres in the default settings.

Plus, vocals from the Momentum True Wireless Earbuds 4 is clean and clear, which is especially the case while playing Bollywood tracks. The pair rarely missed a beat or background note when playing something using the default EQ settings, though you might want to fiddle around with different presets as per your preference.

Regarding active noise cancellation, these buds do a decent job of cancelling out external noise while not sacrificing your music playback quality, too.

I wouldn’t say they are better than the Sony WF-1000XM5 when it comes to ANC, but these are still quite capable on their own and can be considered for their noise cancellation capabilities.

I preferred to listen to music on these with noise cancellation and transparency switched off though transparency also works well if you are in such an environment to keep a check on what’s going around you constantly.

You can switch between these with tapping the left bud or and the right bud for pause or changing tracks. The Sennheiser Smart Control app can also be used for changing settings and select EQ presets.

The buds lasted about 7.5 hours on a single charge with ANC turned off and about two hours less with ANC switched on and add to those three times of charge from the case (75mAh battery) itself.

You can charge the case with wireless induction charging as it is Qi 2 compatible, of course charge it using a USB type C cable. All in all, the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 4 comes out performing well on most counts. They have an overall balanced output giving satisfying bass and treble. They also have good (though not the best in the segment) active noise cancellation) to go with battery life that’s going get you through most of your days.