46points

AKG K 430

91points

Sony WH-1000XM3

AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
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39 facts in comparison

AKG K 430 vs Sony WH-1000XM3

AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is AKG K 430 better than Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • 20.5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    125dB/mWvs104.5dB/mW
  • 15 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 145g lighter
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    110gvs255g
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an on-ear form
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than AKG K 430?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs12Hz
  • 12000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs28000Hz
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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Price comparison

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$199.99

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Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphon...Sony WH1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphones, Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset – Black (2018 Version)
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$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black WH-1000XM3/B (Renewed)
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$209.97
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
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$228.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) Bundle with USB Adapter and More
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$253.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
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$219.97
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) with Cleaning Cloth
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$251.99
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$396.90
Sony WH-1000XM3 pricegrabberSony WH1000XM3/B wireless noise-cancelli...Sony WH1000XM3/B wireless noise-cancelling headphones (black)
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$348.00
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$232.75
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$289.00
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$448.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
3.has a detachable cable
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

110g

255g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sound quality

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

28000Hz

40000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
5.sound pressure level

125dB/mW

104.5dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Has USB Type-C
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
4.has a removable battery
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.Has Bluetooth aptX
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
5.supports Wi-Fi
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
4.Has an in-line control panel
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.Has voice prompts
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
6.has voice commands
AKG K 430
Sony WH-1000XM3
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Price comparison

Sony WH-1000XM3

Buy used:

$199.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphon...Sony WH1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphones, Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset – Black (2018 Version)
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$348.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black WH-1000XM3/B (Renewed)
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$209.97
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling...SONY WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise canceling Stereo Headset(International Version/Seller Warrant) (Black)
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$228.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) Bundle with USB Adapter and More
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$253.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise ...Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones Silver WH-1000XM3/S (Renewed)
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$219.97
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling...Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black) with Cleaning Cloth
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$251.99
Sony WH-1000XM3 AmazonSony BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH10...Sony BT/NC Headphone 30H BAT Black, WH1000XM3B.CE7
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$396.90
Sony WH-1000XM3 pricegrabberSony WH1000XM3/B wireless noise-cancelli...Sony WH1000XM3/B wireless noise-cancelling headphones (black)
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$348.00
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$219.60
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$232.75
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpressUsed Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise Cancelling He...Used Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphones,Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset
aliexpress logo
$289.00
Sony WH-1000XM3 aliexpressNew philips taph-805 headset is universa...New philips taph-805 headset is universal apple/SONY mobile phone headset/wh-1000xm3
aliexpress logo
$155.99
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$5.49
Sony WH-1000XM3 walmartSony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling ...Sony WH1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones (Black) with Portable Speaker
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$448.00

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