Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 review – Headphones with goosebumps included
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 are among the few TWS headphones that also support the high-resolution aptX audio codec. Moreover, they feature active noise cancellation (ANC) and a transparent hearing function, which uses the outside microphones to direct ambient noise directly into the ear when necessary, as we’ve already seen with the Galaxy Buds, among others.
The so-called Transparent Hearing can easily be switched on or off with a simple double tap on the right earphone (standard assignment) and provides a good communication with the outside world, but it’s is also accompanied by a quite concise noise.
The operation is done exclusively via the large sensor surfaces on the earphones. The various touch and tap gestures are accompanied by corresponding acoustic feedback, which makes using the earphones easier, but a certain amount of getting used to it is still necessary to get all gestures working smoothly. This includes the controls for calls, music playback, Transparent Hearing and active noise canceling. The various voice assistants on the connected device can also be activated.
The Sennheiser Smart Control app can be used to define equalizers, configure functions, install firmware updates, and configure the gestures for the sensor surfaces. The app has a very clear design and is available for the Android and Apple mobile operating systems.
However, we were able to find a small gap in the features offered by the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2. The carrying case doesn’t support wireless charging nor a quick-charging technology.