Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 Review

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 Review

Most newer smartphones will not be compatible with 3.5mm headphone cables. And that’s part of the rapid advancement of wireless headphones over the past 4 to 5 years. The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 is one of the most popular headphones for great sound quality which developed from Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless.

For anyone who has been impressed with the previous version, Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless, Maybe you need to prepare some money to pay for the new Momentum True Wireless 2. They are upgraded for better sound quality and longer battery life. Besides, the Momentum True Wireless 2 has also come with active noise cancellation which doesn’t have in the previous version. With this, the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 or short call “MTW2” is even more completely wireless in-ear headphones.

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 Review

Although it comes not a cheap price, the release price is $299 (but now the price has dropped). If you are looking for good quality wireless earbuds, the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 may be one of the best wireless earbuds under 300. So, read the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 review, and let’s find the answer, why?

Outstanding Sound Quality Complemented by Noise Cancellation

The previous version builds an excellent reputation for Sennheiser on sound quality and it is one of the most popular truly wireless earbuds. But because they have been released since the beginning of the popularity of wireless earbuds with charging case. Therefore, there is no active noise cancellation feature included.

As the second-gen, the Sennheiser has included the ANC feature which there are competitors that are well-established in active noise cancellation wireless earbuds like Sony WF-1000XM3 and Jabra Elite 85t. Also the Momentum True Wireless 2 comes at a higher price than them too.

The key point is customers who are willing to pay more than $200 for wireless earbuds, sound quality will be a top priority. Although there are many features if the sound quality is not good so it’s not worth buying it. And the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 is another interesting option.

Its unique sound performance makes the Momentum True Wireless 2 is one of the wireless earbuds that offer the most complete sound. Unique clear sound and keep all detail for all tones. Soft bass and maybe not ideal for heavy bass lovers.

How Well Active Noise Cancellation MTW2 Do?

If you love traveling, the ANC of the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 is important to protect engine noise. Although not the best we’ve tested. But the MTW2 is capable enough to make the noise of the annoying train, bus, or air conditioner go away.

These headphones are great at destroying noises when you hear everyday noise such as cars, trains, and cafes or something noise that long and droning. But not for incidental noise, for example; talking to someone.

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 Review –  The Design

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The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 is available in black and with. The interior of the MTW2 is powered by a 7 mm Dynamic Driver audio technology with a frequency response of 5 Hz- 21 kHz. While the microphone responds at 100 Hz – 10 kHz, with is a separate microphone for noise cancellation.

The exterior of the case is wrapped with cloth material and there is a Sennheiser symbol located on the top of the case. The back has a USB-C port for charging. Next to it is a button for pressing to check the battery status. The case’s dimension is 76.8 x 43.8 x 34.8 mm and weighing 70 g.

When opening the lid, you will see earbuds attach to the inside of the case with a magnet that has a relatively high attraction. You have to use your fingers to pull out with enough force. So, don’t worry that the buds will easily fall out of the case. And the lid of the case has a magnetic stripe to close the case and the Sennheiser letter is hidden inside.

Touch control features, on the outside of buds that has a Sennheiser symbol, is touch control area. Next is a microphone to receive from the external voice. Next to the inside is the detection sensor and the connection status indicator.

The package provides 4 sizes of ear-tips (XS, S, M, L). You can choose the best size to best fit your ear. Oh! One thing that is different and better than the previous versions is earbuds are designed to be smaller and lighter, each earbud just weighs 6 g only.

Connecting Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 to Smartphones

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The first thing you need to do before beginning to use is to download and install the Smart Control app on your smartphone. This app is necessary for features like equalizer tuning, transparent hearing, and also updating firmware in the future.

When opening the case’s lid and remove the earbuds, they will automatically start looking for a device to connect to. But MTW2 will search for a device with the Sennheiser Smart Control app first. So, ensure you have download and installed it before the first connection. Once you remove both earphones from the case and wear them. Touch both of them and hold for 3 seconds to Bluetooth pairing. It will be connected to your smartphone.

Once you paired your SMTW2 with a smartphone, the app will search for the firmware to update and walk you through the other features such as tuning presets, software EQ, passthrough (transparent hearing).

Compare Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 to Other Wireless ANC Earbuds

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 Vs Jabra Elite 85t Vs Sennheiser CX 400BT Vs Audio-Technica ATH-ANC300TW

Sennheiser Momentum true wireless 2

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2

Specs: in-ear, dimension: 6.69″ x 4.53″ x 1.77″, weight: 12g(2 earbuds)/48g (charge case), Bluetooth 5.1, Bluetooth profile: A2DP/AVRCP/HSP/ HFP, support code: SBC/AAC/aptX™, charging type: USB-C, full charge time: 1.5 hours, frequency response: 5 – 21kHz, THD: <0,08% (1kHz / 94dB)
Features: active noise-canceling, ergonomic & lightweight design, sound: natural mids/clear & detailed treble/deep bass, playtime: 7-hours (earbuds)/28-hours(with charging case), customizable touch-control, voice assistant: Google assistant/Siri/Alexa, splash-resistant: IPX4, aptX, quick charge: 15 minutes get 1.5 hours, app: Sennheiser Smart Control app for iOS™ and Android™ , warranty: 2 years


Jabra Elite 85t review

Jabra Elite 85t

Specs: fit-type: in-ear, seme-open design, dimension: 5.59″ x 4.37″ x 1.61″, weight: 6.5 ounces, speaker size: 12mm, charge time: 15 minutes get 1 hours,
Features: true wireless earbuds, Bluetooth 5.1, active noise-canceling: fully adjustable level of noise cancellation, HearThrouge: yes and adjustable, playtime (ANC on): 5.5 hours (earbuds)/25 hours (with charge case), 6-mic technology, crystal clear call, music equalizer: Jabra Sound+ app, voice assistant, Dust & Rain Resistant: IPX4, 3 sets of silicon Ear Gels


Sennheiser CX 400BT review

Sennheiser CX 400BT, Model: CX400TW1

Specs: in-ear, dimension: 2.32″ x 1.33″ x 1.67″, weight: 0.423 ounces, speaker size: 7mm dynamic driver,
Features: true wireless earbuds, equalizer: custom preset, touch control: yes and customizable, Bluetooth 5.1, playtime: 7H + 13H (earbuds + charge case), charging time: 1.5 hours, support audio code: SBC/ACC/aptX, passive noise cancellation, provide 4 sizes of silicone ear tips: XS/S/M/L, voice assistant, automatic on/off, quick charge: 10-minutes get 1-hours


Audio-Technica ATH ANC300TW - specs

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC300TW, Model: ATH-ANC300TW

Specs: fit-type: in-ear, dimension: 7.00″ x 3.00″ x 2.00″, weight: 3.53 ounces, driver: 5.8mm with diamond-like carbon (DLC), frequency response: 20 – 25kHz, sensitivity: 106 dB/mW, impedance: 14 ohms, microphones: MEMS type
Features: active noise-canceling, quick hear-through, water-resistant: IPX2, battery life: 4.5 hours (earbuds)/18 hours (with charging case), charge time: 1 hours (earbuds)/ 2.5 hours (charge case), different size silicone ear tips in the box (XS/S/M/L)


MTW2 Review – Smart Controlling & Customizable

Left buds

  • One-touch – play/pause
  • Double-touch – next song
  • Tripple-touch – previous song
  • Touch & hold – volume down

Right buds

  • One-touch – voice assistant
  • Double-touch – transparent hearing
  • Tripple touch – active noise-canceling
  • Touch & hold – volume up

If you feel these controls are cumbersome for you, you can customize the control to the desired operation via the app on your smartphone.

Additional Features

EQ Setting

With the Sennheiser Control app, you can set EQ as you like(graphic interface). This app allows tune bass and treble and also save to preset up to 9 patterns.

What is Transparent Hearing?

The mode allows hearing ambient sound. The MTW2 is a passive noise-canceling by in-ear design, so you will not hear the surrounding sound and it can be dangerous if you wear them and walk around the street.

How Long Battery Life?

When it comes to battery life, The MTW2 is doing so well. They can offer up to 7 hours of continuous listening to music. Plus with the charging case for up to 28 hours of listening.

Smart Detect

Another thing that Sennheiser does not forget, the smart pause feature. The music will automatically pause when you remove earbuds from your ears and auto-resume if wear them again.

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 Review – Pros & Cons


  • Great sound quality
  • Active noise cancellation
  • Voice assistant
  • Extra features via Sennheiser Control App


  • Not support wireless charging
  • Not support multi-pairing

Where to buy Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 Review
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2:
True wireless earbuds, Bluetooth 5.1, great sound quality, comfortable, smart pause
Long-life batter up to 7 hours on earbuds + 14 hours with charging case


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