58points

AKG N40

73points

Sony WF-1000XM3

AKG N40
Sony WF-1000XM3
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33 facts in comparison

AKG N40 vs Sony WF-1000XM3

AKG N40
Sony WF-1000XM3
58
points
AKG N40
73
points
Sony WF-1000XM3

Why is AKG N40 better than Sony WF-1000XM3?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sony WF-1000XM3 better than AKG N40?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • 5g lighter
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    17gvs22g
  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    2vs1
  • Control panel placed on a device
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Price comparison

Sony WF-1000XM3

Buy used:

$100.35

ProductStorePrice
Sony WF-1000XM3 AmazonSony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Bluetooth ...Sony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Bluetooth Noise Canceling in-Ear Headphones Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$129.99
Sony WF-1000XM3 AmazonSony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Bluetooth ...Sony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Bluetooth Noise Canceling in-Ear Headphones Silver (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$119.99
Sony WF-1000XM3 AmazonSony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Noise-Canc...Sony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Noise-Canceling Earbud Headphones (Silver, USA Warranty) with Ultra-Portable PD/QC Battery Pack and 4-Port USB 3.0 Hub (3 Items)
Amazon logo
$228.00
Sony WF-1000XM3 AmazonSony WF-1000XM3 Truly Wireless Earbuds H...Sony WF-1000XM3 Truly Wireless Earbuds Headphones with Industry-Leading Noise Cancellation - Silver WF-1000XM3/S with Charging Case Bundle Including Deco Gear Power Bank Charger + Headphone Cloth
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$228.00
Sony WF-1000XM3 AmazonSony WF-1000XM3 Noise Canceling Wireless...Sony WF-1000XM3 Noise Canceling Wireless Earbuds (Black) + Deco Gear Power Bundle
Amazon logo
$258.00
Sony WF-1000XM3 aliexpressEarphones wireless Sony wf-1000xm3 Bluet...Earphones wireless Sony wf-1000xm3 Bluetooth noise canceling portable audio speaker acoustic system
aliexpress logo
$275.87
Sony WF-1000XM3 walmartSony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Noise-Canc...Sony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Noise-Canceling Bluetooth Headphones - Black
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$228.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N40
Sony WF-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 a detachable cable
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000XM3
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.sweat resistance
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000XM3
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.weight

22g

17g

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.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000XM3
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.travel bag is included
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000XM3
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

20Hz

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

40000Hz

20000Hz

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 N40
Sony WF-1000XM3
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000XM3
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.has a neodymium magnet
AKG N40
Sony WF-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 N40
Sony WF-1000XM3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000XM3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Has USB Type-C
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000XM3
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
4.has a removable battery
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000XM3
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000XM3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000XM3
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000XM3
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.
4.supports Wi-Fi
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000XM3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG N40
Sony WF-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 N40
Sony WF-1000XM3
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
AKG N40
Sony WF-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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
AKG N40
Sony WF-1000XM3
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.Has voice prompts
AKG N40
Sony WF-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.

Price comparison

Sony WF-1000XM3

Buy used:

$100.35

ProductStorePrice
Sony WF-1000XM3 AmazonSony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Bluetooth ...Sony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Bluetooth Noise Canceling in-Ear Headphones Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$129.99
Sony WF-1000XM3 AmazonSony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Bluetooth ...Sony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Bluetooth Noise Canceling in-Ear Headphones Silver (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$119.99
Sony WF-1000XM3 AmazonSony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Noise-Canc...Sony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Noise-Canceling Earbud Headphones (Silver, USA Warranty) with Ultra-Portable PD/QC Battery Pack and 4-Port USB 3.0 Hub (3 Items)
Amazon logo
$228.00
Sony WF-1000XM3 AmazonSony WF-1000XM3 Truly Wireless Earbuds H...Sony WF-1000XM3 Truly Wireless Earbuds Headphones with Industry-Leading Noise Cancellation - Silver WF-1000XM3/S with Charging Case Bundle Including Deco Gear Power Bank Charger + Headphone Cloth
Amazon logo
$228.00
Sony WF-1000XM3 AmazonSony WF-1000XM3 Noise Canceling Wireless...Sony WF-1000XM3 Noise Canceling Wireless Earbuds (Black) + Deco Gear Power Bundle
Amazon logo
$258.00
Sony WF-1000XM3 aliexpressEarphones wireless Sony wf-1000xm3 Bluet...Earphones wireless Sony wf-1000xm3 Bluetooth noise canceling portable audio speaker acoustic system
aliexpress logo
$275.87
Sony WF-1000XM3 walmartSony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Noise-Canc...Sony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Noise-Canceling Bluetooth Headphones - Black
walmart logo
$228.00

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