Lightweight and comfortable to use.
Balances treble and bass well.
Tunes sound natural.
Long, unwieldy audio cable.
Poor sound isolation.
Awkward with portable media devices (long adapter).
By Whathifi.com on February 01, 2012
In the past we've raised an eyebrow at the brave colour choices for headphones, (such as the s' gleaming red finish) but these Sennheisers take things to a whole other level.A high-risk combination of beige leather with polished burl-wood...60
By TechCentral on November 09, 2011
Here is a pair of comfortable headphones. But is that music to our ears? THE Sennheiser HD598 has very striking aesthetics. The cream and brown colour scheme is a welcome change from the usual grey and black design. It also has a glossy wood veneer...80
By Digital Trends on September 15, 2011
Based on the merits of sound quality alone, we would rate the HD 598 a 9.5. These cans sound remarkable, perhaps the best we’ve heard under...85
By ThinkDigit on June 08, 2011
For Rs. 12,990, the HD 598 just doesn't push our buttons. It is expensive for what it offers, but sadly, there are very few competitors in this price category. It's certainly good enough for a non-audiophile, but if it were selling at a good...60
By Channel News Australia on April 28, 2011
Sennheiser is one of the world?s leading headphone brands. Their new HD 598 headphones offer a jazzed-up take on the HD 595 and while they are not cheap they do offer something a little different in both looks and sound quality.Key Features *...80
By Smarthouse on April 28, 2011
Key Features * Detachable cable * Leather-coated headband * Beige and high-gloss burl wood finish * Duofol diaphragm speakers * Open-back designFew Sennheiser headphones look as eye-catching as the HD 598s. With a cream and brown colour...80
By 5FWD on April 19, 2011
For the money, the sound quality is amazing and visually you may want to show them off in the street but the cable and connection make them a little too impractical. If perfect sound pitch in the home is what you’re after then it’s hard to...80
By Trusted Reviews on March 16, 2011
The open-backed Sennheiser HD 598 headphones offer a jazzed-up take on the HD 595, which have been part of Sennheiser's over-the-ears range for more than five years. They're more visually striking than their predecessors, but anyone spending...80
By CNET Australia on March 10, 2011
The new HD 598's "wow" styling updates the classic Sennheiser look, and the sound has more detail and higher resolution than previous models. We recommend these cans to anyone looking for a pair of headphones with precision sound quality and a...80
By eTech Reviews on March 02, 2011
Sennheiser HD 598 feels really comfortable in the ear and according to me, it is the most comfortable headphone set I have ever seen to date. I had it on for several hours along with my iPod Touch and my ears didn’t feel any fatigue at all. The...-